Human Desire
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Human Desire
Carl Buckley (Broderick Crawford) needs the intervention of his beautiful wife Vicki (Gloria Grahame) to keep his job, so Vicki meets with Carl's boss Owens (Grandon Rhodes), and Carl's job is secure. Insanely jealous, Carl finds Vicki with Owens on board a train and kills Owens. Jeff Warren (Glenn Ford), an off-duty train engineer protects Vicki and they begin an affair. Still obsessively jealous, Carl becomes an alcoholic and blackmails Vicki into staying with him. Vicki persuades Jeff to kill Carl, but at the last minute Jeff relents, taking on the letter which Carl has used to… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Unpleasant crime melodrama, but with outstanding photography of trains and working class America."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Hard-edged and chilling."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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