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Mario

Wow--what a clunker. Dan Duryea is ever dependable, but the story is ill-served by non-existent pacing, a leading lady whose acting chops are limited, and where's the famed noir cinematography? Tough going; best not to go there at all.

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cindy

For 1949 they made an interesting mid range film which is ahead of many contemporary films with bigger budgets.

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Sean

Grateful that it's been preserved but don't expect a high quality print. Let alone letterbox. Artifacts and picture stock fluctuate. But still a very entertaining noir. Lisbeth Scott wasn't the greatest actress but she's pretty good here as The Cold Piece of Work. Dan Duryea is fantastic in ...Read more

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Stephanie

Why would a film with an aspect ratio of 1.37:1 be letterboxed?

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Paul

Typical medium-budget film noir. Fast-paced with a plot twist every 10 minutes, becoming more far-fetched as it goes along, but enjoyable all the way.

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Safiye

Why has it taken me this long before hearing about this movie??? Extraordinary film! Scott and Duryea are stunning!

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James

Lauren Bacall's lost sister in Lizabeth Scott. Anybody else notice a biblical theme running through this story?

Adam the good and Eve the temptress as well as the love of money being the root of evil?

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Judith

Good

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Nenad

Another great film noir. Watched this over 30 years ago and still holds as fresh as then

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Joel

Terrific hidden gem.

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Jonathan

Has its moments, but few and far between. The dialogue is awful, the acting stiff and arthritic, and the plot holes are as wide as the Holland Tunnel. Mostly lovely cinematography. At best a C minus film noir effort.

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Anonymous

Great story! The protagonist is the ultimate film noir femme fatale.