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Directed by Jean Negulesco

1948

USA

B/W

95 minutes

35mm

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Richard Widmark plays the borderline-psycho owner of a combination road house / bowling alley. When his singer (Ida Lupino) seems more interested in the establishment’s manager, the sadistic Widmark gets even.

“This slam-bang melodrama of troubled love, murder, and unique revenge in a sleazy nightclub . . . is filled with a ‘macabre demonstration of a wildly jealous man who is bent on ruining two lives.’” —The Hollywood Reporter