The Dark Corner
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This grade-A example of "film noir" stars Mark Stevens as Brad Galt, an embittered ex-convict who returns to the private detective business upon his release. Sour and surly, Galt behaves himself only when he's around his faithful and adoring secretary Kathleen (top-billed Lucille Ball). When Galt's crooked former partner Tony Jardine (Kurt Krueger) inaugurates an affair with socialite Mari Cathcart (Cathy Downs), Cathcart's waspish art-collector husband (Clifton Webb) arranges Jardine's murder, carefully pinning the blame on Galt. On the lam from the cops, Galt must… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A pretty good thriller."
‑ Don Druker, Chicago Reader
"A superb film noir in every way possible."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...a compelling, surprisingly suspenseful little film noir."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Nifty, effective little thriller."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"No less than other noir classics, The Dark Corner is full of sadistic bits of business."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
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