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Cashier and part-time starving artist Christopher Cross is absolutely smitten with the beautiful Kitty March. Kitty plays along, but she's really only interested in Johnny, a two-bit crook. When Kitty and Dan find out that art dealers are interested in Chris' work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Cross allows it because he is in love with Kitty, but his love will onl...

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Directed by

Fritz Lang

Written by

Dudley Nichols (Screenplay)
Georges de La Fouchardière (Novel)
André Mouézy-Éon (Novel)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The things she does to men can end only one way - in murder!

Cast

Keywords

murder new york city femme fatale roommate film noir pimp painter electric chair scam death sentence newspaper headline

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