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In a Lonely Place (1950)

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Overview

Dixon ‘Dix’ Steele, a down-on-his-luck screenwriter needs to adapt a trashy novel. At a night club, the hat-check girl, Mildred Atkinson is engrossed reading it. Too tired to read the novel, he asks Mildred to go home with him, to explain the plot. Later that night, Mildred is murdered and Steele is a prime suspect, his record of violence when angry goes against him.

Rated NR | Length 94 minutes

Actors

Hadda Brooks | Steven Geray | William Ching | Morris Ankrum | Martha Stewart | Robert Warwick | Jeff Donnell | Art Smith | Carl Benton Reid | Frank Lovejoy | Gloria Grahame | Humphrey Bogart