Deadline at Dawn
Deadline at Dawn (1946)

Deadline at Dawn was based on a novel by Cornell Woolrich and adapted by Clifford Odets. When an off-duty sailor (Bill Williams) is framed for the murder of a girl (Lola Lane) at a card game, a dancer (Susan Hayward) helps him clear his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 3, 1946
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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... a film of shadows and secrets and moments of street poetry.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though enjoyable by virtue of its distorted mise-en-scene, affection for NYC characters and its misplaced dialogue, this is not art but run-of-the-mill film noir.

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Bruce Bruce
This film I found as part of the Film Noir Collection Volume 5 which can be found on Amazon. I was blown away by not only the storyline but also the acting.… More
jay nixon
Terrifically gritty noir. Susan, still a B actress at the time took a big step forward with this little gem, one of the great overlooked noirs. She's tough… More