♦Noir Classics♦ ‘CRIME AGAINST JOE’ (1956) John BROMFIELD, Julie LONDON



1956 | Approved | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller | 21 March 1956 (USA)
TAGLINE: HE WAS ACCUSED OF THE FOULEST ACT A MAN CAN COMMIT! (original print ad – all caps)
Joe Manning returned from the Korean War a changed man and became a Bohemian artist, supported by his understanding mother and distrusted by others. On a drunken binge, Joe flirts with torch singer Irene Crescent, who is later found dead by the hand of the town’s serial killer…and Joe’s the prime suspect. No one will help Joe except carhop ‘Slacks’. Can they find the real killer before he finds them?

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