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Posted On November 15, 2014By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery

Quicksand (1950)

Motor mechanic Dan Brady lacks funds for a heavy date with new waitress Vera, the type whose life’s ambition is a fur coat; so he embezzles twenty dollars from his employer. To make up the shortage, he goes in debt for a hundred. Thereafter, every means he tries to get out of trouble only gets him deeper into crime, while everyone he meets is out for what they can get. (Plot summary written by Written by Rod Crawford – puffinus@u.washington.edu) Director: Irving Pichel Writer: Robert Smith Editor: Walter Thompson 90to5Read More
Picture of Lady Gangster (1942)

Posted On November 6, 2014By TilIn Crime, Drama

Lady Gangster (1942)

Dot Burton (Faye Emerson) has acted as a decoy in a bank robbery and fails to get away. Her arrest attracts the attention of Ken Phillips (Frank Wilcox), a former childhood sweetheart who believe her innocent until she confesses. But before going to jail she manages to steal the bank’s $40,000 from her accomplices and leaves it with her landlady. (Plot summary written by Written by Les Adams (longhorn1939@suddenlink.net)) Director: Robert Florey Writer: Anthony Coldeway (screenplay), Dorothy Mackaye and Carlton Miles (play “Gangstress, or Women In Prison”) Editor: Harold McLernonRead More