Monday, July 27, 2009

Dead End

Dead End is a 1937 crime drama starring Humphrey Bogart, Joel McRae and Claire Trevor. It's directed by William Wyler.

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The New York Times calls it "an arresting, inductive consideration of the slum problem, a prima facie case for a revision of the social system" that "deserves a place among the important motion pictures of 1937 for its all-out and well-presented reiteration of the social protest that was the theme of the original Sidney Kingsley stage play."

Other reviews:
Classic Movies Digest

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