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Woman in the Dark (1934)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 9 November 1934 (USA)
A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writers:

Dashiell Hammett (story), Sada Cowan (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fay Wray ... Louise Loring
Ralph Bellamy ... John Bradley
Melvyn Douglas ... Tony Robson
Roscoe Ates ... Tommy Logan
Ruth Gillette ... Lil Logan
Joe King ... Detective
Nell O'Day ... Helen Grant
Frank Otto Frank Otto ... Kraus
Reed Brown Jr. ... Conroy
Granville Bates ... Sheriff Grant
Charles Williams Charles Williams ... Hotel Desk Clerk
Frank Shannon ... Prison Warden
Cliff Dunstan ... Doctor (as Clifford Dunston)
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A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Woman in the Shadows See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alternate title: "Woman in the Shadows" See more »

Quotes

Detective: One thing I like about bananas is that they got no bones in them.
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Good cast somewhat uplifts low-budget quickie
21 April 2018 | by gridoon2020See all my reviews

"Woman In The Dark" holds a certain curiosity value: a bunch of big-name actors appear in an obviously penny-pinching production. Fay Wray is soooooooo gorgeous - you can't take your eyes off her, and you don't want to, either. She and the other actors certainly invest more into this film than the producers did. ** out of 4.


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