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The Crooked Way

A war hero recovers from amnesia and is confronted by his criminal past. Regaining his memory, Eddie Rice is shocked to learn that so many people bear a grudge towards him - including a gangster, a cop and the cynical Nina.

Release Date

April 22, 1949

Running Time

90 minutes


John Payne

John Payne

Sonny Tufts

Sonny Tufts

Ellen Drew

Ellen Drew


Director Robert Florey

Screenplay Richard H. Landau

Producer Benedict Bogeaus

Cinematography John Alton

Editing Frank Sullivan

Music Louis Forbes

Distributor United Artists

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