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Phantom Lady 1944 PG

87 mins USA Director. Robert Siodmak

Robert Siodmak’s first Hollywood film noir, imbued with the director’s customary pace and flair. An innocent man is sentenced to death based on the disappearance of a mystery woman who can verify his alibi. His former secretary turns amateur sleuth to track down the phantom lady and prove his innocence.

Siodmak was one of key figures in establishing the film noir style and Phantom Lady finds the director revelling in the shadowy ambiguity (visual, moral and psychological) that would become noir’s trademark.

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Directed by

Robert Siodmak

Featuring

Franchot Tone

Ella Raines

Alan Curtis

Elisha Cook Jr

Genres

Film noir

Collection

Based on the Book…

Certificate

PG

Released

1944

Country

USA

Language

English

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