Pitfall (1948)

The darker side of the American dream is explored in the fascinating film noir Pitfall. Dick Powell stars as John Forbes, a successful insurance man with a trophy wife named Sue (Jane Wyatt) and a model child named Tommy (Jimmy Hunt).… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1948
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2012
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Jeremy Heilman

De Toth's sensitive handing of Pitfall stalls out somewhere along the way.

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Douglas Pratt

One of the really great films about infidelity

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A slight melodramatic story, but an efficiently made moral tale with noir overtures.

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Aldo Gandia
Fairly good drama about the perils of infidelity. A bored, middle class, married man with a child falls for a jailed crook's girlfriend. Things get more… More