Out of the Fog
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Out of the Fog
Out of the Fog is the film version of the Irwin Shaw play The Gentle People, refashioned to mollify the Hollywood censors by expert wordsmiths Robert Rossen, Jerry Wald, and Richard Macaulay. Humphrey Bogart lobbied strenuously to play the leading role of charming but ruthless waterfront loan shark Harold Goff, but in the end Warners chose the more "bankable" John Garfield. The terror of Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, Goff is able to extort five dollars per week from people like tailor Jonah Goodwin (Thomas Mitchell) and short-order cook Olaf Johnson (John Qualen), knowing full well… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Considering how heavy-handed this routine exploitation crime drama comes across, the final result is not bad for such a rotten film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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