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In a Lonely Place


Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid View All


Nicholas Ray (Director), Dorothy B. Hughes (Story), Andrew Solt (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jul. 19th, 1950
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
An screenwriter with a violence record is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. However, she soon starts to have her doubts.
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It has a classy and moody setting, it's tastefully directed, it has a couple of great performances, the story is interesting, it has some very memorable scenes and on top of that it also has my favorite actor of all time, Humphrey Bogart, in it.
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