The Glass Key

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Mystery, Political

This film of Dashiell Hammett's tale of political corruption and murder is slightly better than the 1935 version, profiting from a bigger budget, stellar casting, and a zippier pace, thanks to Johnathan Latimer's taut screenplay. Donlevy is accused of murder, solicits aid of henchman Ladd to clear his name. Memorable, chilling sado-masochism of Bendix repeatedly...read more

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00:39 — Exciting Dashiell Hammet mystery about a reformed criminal who attempts to clear a corrupt politician of murder. Fine ensemble!

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  • Review: This film of Dashiell Hammett's tale of political corruption and murder is slightly better than the 1935 version, profiting from a bigger budget, stellar casting, and a zippier pace, thanks to Johnathan Latimer's taut screenplay. Donlevy is accused of mur… (more)

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