Crime of Passion

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Crime of Passion ★★½ 1957

Stanwyck plays a femme fatale whose ambitions for detective hubby lead to murder. Good performances from Stanwyck, Hayden, and Burr make this an aboveaverage, although outlandish, crimedrama. 85m/B VHS, DVD . Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr, Fay Wray, Royal Dano, Virginia Grey, Dennis Cross, Robert E. (Bob) Griffin, Jay Adler, Malcolm Atterbury, S. John Launer, Brad Trumbull, Skipper McNally, Jean Howell, Peg La Centra, Nancy Reynolds, Marjorie Owens, Robert Quarry, Joe Conley, Stuart Whitman; D: Gerd Oswald; W: Jo Eisinger; C: Joseph LaShelle; M: Paul Dunlap.