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3.1
47 Ratings

Private Hell 36

Directed by Don Siegel
United States, 1954
Crime, Drama, Film noir

Synopsis

When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.

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Private Hell 36 Directed by Don Siegel

Critics reviews

A film that showcases Lupino’s talents as screen actor, singer, writer, and producer, and in other ways might shed light on her abilities as a composer and director. If it isn’t the ultimate Lupino film – I’d say there’d be at least a few of those – it certainly comes close.
October 01, 2018
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Lupino played top-billed support as a greedy nightclub singer and co-wrote with Young, but sourced out direction to Don Siegel, who felt an outsider to the “family” and their vodka-fuelled production mode. Also, the murky material didn’t fit Siegel’s clean, efficient style, producing both abrasive curiosity and another box-office disappointment, despite the film’s desperate 1958 re-release as Baby Face Killers.
December 21, 2015
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