Murder, My Sweet, with Dick Powell's excellent portrayal of private eye Philip Marlowe, based on Raymond Chandler's novel, Farewell, My Lovely, was followed by Cornered. Powell, after playing light crooner roles, wanted something more hard-boiled. His tough as nails everyman demeanor is strong noir at its core, and in Cornered he returns to France, after the war, to find his wife's killer. Walter Slezak's smarmy, not to be trusted, criminally-inclined character, Incza, rounds out the dark edges of this vengeance-thriller.
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