Crime of Passion
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Crime of Passion
Kathy Ferguson (Barbara Stanwyck) is a cynical newspaper columnist in San Francisco, handling women's advice -- by chance one day, the paper's city editor assigns her to cover the woman's angle on the arrival of a pair of L.A. police detectives, Capt. Manny Alidos (Royal Dano) and Lt. Bill Doyle (Sterling Hayden), on the hunt for a murder suspect known to be hiding somewhere in the city. They're both pretty button-down types and seem like fish-out-of-water in the more easy-going Frisco, and Kathy quickly clashes with them both, especially when her column appealing to the… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This overlooked, subversive movie has a strong feminist message and an even stronger Stanwyck performance."
‑ Dan Callahan, Slant Magazine
"A so-so noir melodrama, that can't overcome its limited script."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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