Scarlet Street

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Scarlet Street ★★★ 1945

A mildmannered, middle-aged cashier becomes an embezzler when he gets involved with a predatory, manipulating woman. Lang remake of Jean Renoir's “La Chienne” (1931). Set apart from later attempts on the same theme by excellent direction by Lang and acting. Also available Colorized. 95m/B VHS, DVD . Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Samuel S. Hinds; D: Fritz Lang; C: Milton Krasner.