The Dark Corner
The Dark Corner (1946)

Brad Galt (Mark Stevens) is a bitter ex-con, turned private eye, who depends upon his faithful secretary Kathleen (Lucille Ball) to keep his life in order. Hardy Cathcart (Clifton Webb) -- upon learning that his wife Mari (Cathy Downs) is… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 9, 1946
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2005
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

A pretty good thriller.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A superb film noir in every way possible.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a compelling, surprisingly suspenseful little film noir.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Nifty, effective little thriller.

Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

No less than other noir classics, The Dark Corner is full of sadistic bits of business.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Standard noir about a twice framed private eye (Mark Stevens) with all the usual suspects: the muscle (William Bendix), the brains: (Clifton Webb) and the… More
jay nixon
Tight little noir that would have benefitted from a different leading man. Mark Stevens isn't bad he just lacks the charisma and star quality of those… More
familiar stranger
Except for a few good dialogues, the movie has nothing in its favor. It's heavily predictable & short of twists for a film-noir, and lacks the… More
Stella Dallas
this is good noir but lucille ball is annoying. she was a constant distraction. maybe it's just me :p
Randy Tippy
It's hard for a film to be dark and foreboding when Lucy is around, she sparkles far too much for film noir. Her gams may say <i>Double… More
Michael Gildea
A really great noir flick that no one's ever heard of. And it frightens me that Lucille Ball could actually be sexy.