Scene of the Crime
Scene of the Crime (1949)

The Dore Schary regime at MGM brought a much-needed dose of stark realism to the venerable studio. Van Johnson sheds his boy-next-door image to play L.A. plainclothes lieutenant Mike Conovan. Determined to bring a cop killer to justice,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 28, 1949
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2013
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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

"Scene of the Crime" is full of familiar faces from the movies of decades past. It's not all that exciting. But, it's worth a look, if for no other reason, than to see Gloria DeHaven's smoky performance.

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Dennis Schwartz
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One of the few film noirs attempted by MGM.

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jay nixon
Johnson buries his boyishness and gives a decent performance as a tough cop in this obscure noir, he's no Bob Mitchum or Dick Powell but he gets the job… More