- Jul 1, 2012
- Real Name
- Mychal Bowden
Continue reading...For Volume IV in Kino’s Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema series, three more film noirs (one from Paramount, two from Universal) are unearthed for the first time on Blu-ray. One deals with murder and smuggling via air cargo (Calcutta), another deals with a moral and ethical quandary concerning life and death (An Act of Murder), and the final one deals with the crime of the century in bank robbing (Six Bridges to Cross).
An Act of Murder (1948)
Released: 17 Dec 1948
Runtime: 91 min
Director: Michael Gordon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Cast: Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Florence Eldridge, Geraldine Brooks
Writer(s): Ernst Lothar (novel), Michael Blankfort (screenplay), Robert Thoeren (screenplay)
Plot: A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer...