The Dark Past
The Dark Past (1949)

This film is virtually a scene-by-scene remake of the excellent 1939 programmer Blind Alley. Told in flashback, the story takes place in the lodge of psychoanalyst Andrew Collins. The peaceful solitude is shattered when escaped killer Al… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 25, 1949
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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... a minor noir notable largely for Holden's uncharacteristically feral performance...

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Another of the era's barely tolerable advertisements for Freudian psychoanalysis.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A stagy remake of the Chester Morris film "Blind Alley" (39).

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