Red Light
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Red Light
Infused with religious themes, this crime drama is considered a minor example of film noir . Set in Los Angeles, it tells the grim story of vengeful embezzler Nick Cherney, who plots murderous revenge after he is fired from Johnny Torno's freight company. He gets it by killing Johnny's brother Jess, a chaplain who has just returned from the war. Johnny arrives at the hotel room of his brother Jess and finds him dying. Just before Jess expires he tells Johnny that the identity of his killer can be found in his Bible. Though every hotel room has a Bible, the one belonging in his… More

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"Roy Del Ruth directs a routine film noir infused with themes of revenge and religion."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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