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

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on

Video ClipsSee all »

The Glass Key - Official Trailer
01:29 — A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Rating: NR
  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »