Added by on 2014-10-06


Drama (1945) 103 minutes ~ Black & White

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One 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.

Director: Fritz Lang

Writers: Georges de La Fouchardière (novel), André Mouézy-Éon (novel) and Dudley Nichols (screenplay)

Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Dan Duryea