“One way or another, we all work for our vice.” – Sam Jaffe as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
“When you love someone you have to be careful with it, you might never get it again.” – Jake Gyllenhaal as Edward Sheffield
A classic lesser-known noir from Anthony Mann.
Another good example of late 1940s film noir.
A unique example of film noir colliding with a more straightforward melodrama.
“Why not, we’re buried, ain’t we? Only thing is, we ain’t dead.” – Burt Lancaster as Joe Collins
“What did Alec say about me?” – Michael Redgrave as David Graham
“I’d hate to take a bite outta you. You’re a cookie full of arsenic.” – Burt Lancaster as J.J. Hunsecker