In a Lonely Place (1950)

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  • Behind This Mask Working


An embittered scriptwriter, Dixon Steele, falls in love with the girl whose evidence helped clear him of a murder charge; but police suspicion sours the affair, as well as Dix's violent temper which alarms Laurel. She agrees to marry him, but after he attacks his agent Mel, she plans to leave him and he attacks her. Even though the real murderer confesses they split up, destroyed by Dix's violence.

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