The Woman In The Window 1944 | 1080p BluRay | Crime / Drama / Film-Noir



Storyline : The Woman In The Window 1944
Gotham College professor Wanley and his friends become obsessed with the portrait of a woman in the window next to the men’s club. Wanley happens to meet the woman while admiring her portrait, and ends up in her apartment for talk and a bit of champagne. Her boyfriend bursts in and misinterprets Wanley’s presence, whereupon a scuffle ensues and the boyfriend gets killed. In order to protect his reputation, the professor agrees to dump the body and help cover up the killing, but becomes increasingly suspect as the police uncover more and more clues and a blackmailer begins leaning on the woman.—Ed Sutton ( Credit to IMDb )

The Woman in the Window is a 1944 American film noir directed by Fritz Lang and starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, and Dan Duryea. It tells the story of a psychology professor (Edward G. Robinson) who meets a young femme fatale (Joan Bennett) and murders her lover in self-defense.

Based on J. H. Wallis’ novel Once Off Guard, the story features two surprise twists at the end. Screenwriter Nunnally Johnson, having written the script for The Grapes of Wrath (1940), was invited by International Pictures to a picture deal, and The Woman in the Window was chosen as its premiere project. According to some sources,[which?] Lang substituted the film’s dream ending in place of the originally scripted suicide ending to conform with the moralistic Production Code of the time. However, Lang claimed that it was his idea when asked directly in an interview. ( Credit to wiki )

Cast:
– Edward G. Robinson as Professor Richard Wanley
– Joan Bennett as Alice Reed
– Raymond Massey as District Attorney Frank Lalor
– Edmund Breon as Dr. Michael Barkstane
– Dan Duryea as Heidt/Ted, the Doorman
– Thomas E. Jackson as Inspector Jackson, Homicide Bureau
– Dorothy Peterson as Mrs. Wanley
– Arthur Loft as Claude Mazard/Frank Howard/Charlie the Hat-Check Man
– Iris Adrian as the woman who asks Wanley for a light in the final scene

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