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Movie: The Blue Dahlia
An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. [more inside]
In a small Wyoming town, the ranchers, led by the Ryker brothers, try to intimidate homesteaders to force them out of the valley, but the homesteaders are held together by the determination of Joe Starrett (Van Heflin), who wants to build a life on the land for his family. Into this tension rides Shane (Alan Ladd), an enigmatic stranger who is befriended by the Starretts. The laconic Shane hopes for a quiet life, joining the community of homesteaders. As the tension increases, Shane begins to fear that the only hope for his new friends is for him to return to violent ways he meant to leave behind. [more inside]
This Gun for Hire
Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge. [more inside]