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Title:Crime Of Passion


Date: 1957
Type: Thriller
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Black and White
Director: Gerd Oswald
Producer: Herman Cohen


Comment
A newspaper columnist helps a policeman make an arrest and then falls in love with him. They more to the LA suburbs where she discovers she has traded her career for being a stay at home wife for a man with little ambition. She starts to manipulative his career including undermining her husbands immediate superior and having an affair with the chief of police. However her final attempt to secure her husbands career leads to fatal consequences. The story has some weaknesses but it is carried by a strong performance from Barbara Stanwyck who manges to be scheming, manipulative and sexy all in an way that shows passion in an understated way.

Actors

Barbara StanwyckBarbara Stanwyck
Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
Fay WrayFay Wray
Virginia GreyVirginia Grey
Royal Dano RObert Griffin
Dennis Cross
Jay Adler
Stuart Whitman
Malcolm Atterbury
Robert Quarry
Gail Bonney
Joe Conley

Oscars

None

Crime Of Passion