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This edition: D.O.A. (1950)

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Episode Details

First aired: May 27, 2017.

(1950/U.S., 83 MIN., B&W, CRIME DRAMA) Dir.: Rudolph Mate. Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, William Ching, Luther Adler. 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: William Luhr, St. Peter's University.

Guest List

William Luhr Professor of English, Saint Peter's University