Scarlet Street is a 1945 English-language Drama Film-Noir movie directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Walter Wanger and Fritz Lang under the banner of Walter Wanger Productions in collaboration with Fritz Lang Productions and Diana Production Company. Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results. Written by Rod Crawford. Scarlet street features Edward G. Robinson in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Rosalind Ivan, Jess Barker and Charles Kemper. The screenplay is written by Dudley Nichols which is inspired from La Chienne 1931 novel and play by Georges de La Fouchardi re Andr Mou zy- on. The music was composed by Hans J. Salter. Cinematography was done by Milton R. Krasner and editing by Arthur Hilton. The movie has a running time of 102 minutes. It was released on 28th December 1945 and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released and became successful at box office. Scarlet Street was made on a budget of $1 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $2 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Universal Pictures.
Drama , Film-noir , Thriller
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