Crime of Passion (DVD)

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Newly remastered and restored and now in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio.

“No Bill, I don’t think I ever will get married,” confesses popular advice columnist Kathy Ferguson (Barbara Stanwyck). “It’s propaganda. Not for me.” But Kathy’s mindset quickly changes when she falls hard for police detective Bill Doyle (Sterling Hayden) and marries him with every expectation of being a devoted and supportive wife.  At first, Kathy enjoys her new role of suburban homemaker, but before long she tires of her mundane existence which is exacerbated by Bill’s lack of ambition. To fix her dilemma, Kathy schemes to further Bill’s career by any means necessary. Her plans are soon thwarted, however, when an expected promotion for Bill doesn’t materialize and causes her to take matters into her own hands… in the form of a gun.

Written by Jo Eisinger (Gilda, Night and the City) and co-starring Raymond Burr (Perry Mason), Crime of Passion delivers the goods with noir favorites Barbara Stanwyck and Sterling Hayden in top form.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr, Royal Dano, Virginia Grey, Fay Wray, Jay Adler, Dennis Cross, Eddie Kafafian, Gail Bonney, Hal Taggart, Joe Conley, Madelon Erin, Kenner G. Kemp, Malcolm Atterbury, Patricia Merlin, Robert Griffin, Robert Quarry, Ralph Brooks, Stuart Whitman

Directed By: Gerd Oswald

Language: English

Video: 480P Standard Definition / 1.85:1 / B&W

Audio: English 2.0 Mono Dolby Digital

Subtitles: English

Theatrical Release: 1957

Runtime: 86 Minutes

Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Region Code: Region 1 (North America)

Special Features: None

Genre: Film Noir, Crime, Drama

Label: ClassicFlix

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