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Blind Alley(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal.

Cast & Crew

Charles Vidor Director
Chester Morris Hal Wilson
Ralph Bellamy Dr. Shelby
Joan Perry Linda Curtis
Melville Cooper George Curtis
Rose Stradner Doris Shelby
John Eldredge Dick Holbrook
Ann Doran Agnes
Stanley Brown Fred Landis
Scotty Beckett Davy [Shelby]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles premiere: 21 Apr 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp. of California, Ltd.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp. of California, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  68 or 70 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Blind Alley

    Bruce Reber 2011-08-16

    I saw "Blind Alley" (1939) on TCM as part of the Summer Under The Stars tribute to Ann Dvorak Tuesday 8/9/11, and I soon realized that it was... MORE>

  • Good and disturbing. ****

    chris 2011-08-10

    This is my first Morris film and I was impressed. I like Bellamy better in comedy but he's good here, too. Dvorak is limited but does a fine job. MORE>

  • The Dark Past!

    Steve 2009-07-13

    This film was remade in 1949, The Dark Past, with William Holden & Lee J. Cobb playing the Chester Morris and Ralph Bellamy roles, respectively. MORE>