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Episode Details

(1950, 83 min., b&w, suspense drama) Dir.: Rudolph Maté. Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, William Ching. An accountant gradually learns he was fed a slow-acting lethal poison at a party during an out-of-town business trip and makes it his goal to find out who did it and why before he dies. Quintessential film noir premise of a protagonist already doomed to die, with no chance of being saved. Discussion guest: Morris Dickstein, CUNY Graduate Center.

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Morris Dickstein CUNY Graduate Center

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