The Dark Past
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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 Walker and his mob come crashing in, holding Collins and his family hostage.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... a minor noir notable largely for Holden's uncharacteristically feral performance..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
"Another of the era's barely tolerable advertisements for Freudian psychoanalysis."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"A stagy remake of the Chester Morris film "Blind Alley" (39)."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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