Murder Is My Beat
Murder Is My Beat (1955)

A nightclub singer is arrested and accused of murder despite her protestations of innocence. Though convicted, she does not change her story. She and one of the arresting officers are boarding a prison-bound train when she spies the man she… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1955
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2013
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Violet Lucca
Slant Magazine

Most of its expressionist-tinged visual flourishes are withheld until the very end, with a final twist that's legitimately thrilling.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Visually superb cross between the whodunit and the film noir crime thriller.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Edgar G. Ulmer was Poverty Row's poet laureate of despair.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Packs some punch.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

"Murder is my Beat" is not one of your better films of the film noir genre. But, this black & white thriller directed by Edgar G. Ulmer has enough going for it to permit a recommendation.

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