01 hours 42 minutes
- Dan Duryea, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Margaret Lindsay
- Fritz Lang
- Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
- December 28, 1945
Tickets Sold (Domestic): 18.3 m.
Domestic Gross: $ 6.4 m.
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he’s a wealthy artist. At Johnny’s urging, she lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife’s money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty’s name, with disastrous and ironic results.
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