Best Crime Movies of 1952


The Narrow Margin

7.7/10 IMDB

A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's widow on a tense train ride.

Starring: Charles McGraw, Jacqueline White, Marie Windsor, David Clarke, Gordon Gebert, Queenie Leonard, Peter Virgo, Don Beddoe, Paul Maxey, Harry Harvey ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer, William Cameron Menzies
Release date: 1952-05-03

Kansas City Confidential

7.3/10 IMDB

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Dona Drake, Mario Siletti, Howard Negley, Carleton Young ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1952-11-11

Deadline - U.S.A.

7.2/10 IMDB

With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Ed Begley, Warren Stevens, Paul Stewart, Martin Gabel, Joe De Santis, Joyce Mackenzie, Audrey Christie ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1952-03-14


7.4/10 IMDB

An unexpected bond develops between a fugitive killer and a runaway orphan on an odyssey across England.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley, Elizabeth Sellars, Kay Walsh, Frederick Piper, Julian Somers, Jane Aird, Geoffrey Keen, Jack Stewart, Douglas Blackwell ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton
Release date: 1952-03-17

The Sniper

7.1/10 IMDB

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor, Frank Faylen, Richard Kiley, Mabel Paige, Marlo Dwyer, Geraldine Carr, Carl Benton Reid ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1952-05-09
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Diplomatic Courier

Diplomatic Courier

6.8/10 IMDB

During the Cold War, diplomatic courier Mike Kells must retrieve a dispatch containing top-secret intelligence. But when he arrives at the meeting point, a train station in Salzburg, his contact turns up dead, and the message is nowhere to be found. With no clear suspect in sight, Kells must sort through his uncertain relationships with two women, while sidestepping the pitfalls of subterfuge, sabotage and spies in his search for the documents.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Patricia Neal, Stephen McNally, Hildegard Knef, Karl Malden, James Millican, Stefan Schnabel, Herbert Berghof, Arthur Blake, Helene Stanley ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1952-06-13

Carbine Williams

6.9/10 IMDB

David Marshall Williams is sent to a prison farm where he works in the tool shop and eventually develops the precursor of the famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in World War II.

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey, James Arness, Rhys Williams, Otto Hulett, Marlene Lyden, Carl Benton Reid, Paul Stewart, Herbert Heyes ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1952-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Turning Point

The Turning Point

6.8/10 IMDB

Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship with John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.

Starring: William Holden, Edmond O'Brien, Alexis Smith, Tom Tully, Ed Begley, Danny Dayton, Adele Longmire, Ray Teal, Ted de Corsia, Don Porter ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1952-07-12
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Thief

The Thief

6.7/10 IMDB

A chance accident causes a nuclear physicist, who's selling top secret material to the Russians, to fall under FBI scrutiny and go on the run.

Starring: Ray Milland, Martin Gabel, Harry Bronson, Rita Vale, Rex O'Malley, Rita Gam, John McKutcheon, Joe Conlin ..
Directed by: Russell Rouse
Release date: 1952-10-15

The Captive City

6.6/10 IMDB

A small-town newspaper editor defies threats to expose the mob.

Starring: John Forsythe, Joan Camden, Harold J. Kennedy, Marjorie Crossland, Victor Sutherland, Ray Teal, Martin Milner, Geraldine Hall, Hal K. Dawson, Ian Wolfe ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1952-03-26


6.6/10 IMDB

A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix, Thomas Gomez, Gloria Grahame, Brad Dexter, Edward Ashley, Philip Ahn, Vladimir Sokoloff, Don Zelaya ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray, Mel Ferrer, Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1952-04-11

Beware, My Lovely

6.6/10 IMDB

A psychopath on the run takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely widow.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Taylor Holmes, Barbara Whiting, James Willmas, O. Z. Whitehead, Dee Pollock, Brad Morrow, Jimmy Mobley, Shelly Lynn Anderson ..
Directed by: Harry Horner
Release date: 1952-08-29

This Woman Is Dangerous

6.1/10 IMDB

A crime gang leader is losing her sight, so while her lover goes into hiding, she checks in to the hospital for extensive surgery to recover her eyesight. There she is treated by a handsome young doctor. As expected not only does the doctor successfully open her eyes, he also opens her heart for him.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian, Richard Webb, Mari Aldon, Philip Carey, Ian MacDonald, Katherine Warren, Sherry Jackson, Harry Tyler ..
Directed by: Felix E. Feist
Release date: 1952-02-09
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Here Come the Marines

Here Come the Marines

6.2/10 IMDB

After Slip is drafted into the Marines, the rest of the gang volunteers so they can be with him. Sach discovers that the colonel knew his father and he is promoted. During a drill that he is putting the rest of the gang through, they find a soldier left for dead on the side of the road. Slip discovers a playing card next to the marine and traces it to Jolly Joe Johnson's gambling house. They suspect that the gambling house is cheating and set out to uncover the proof.

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Hanley Stafford, Myrna Dell, Murray Alper, Arthur Space, Tim Ryan, Bernard Gorcey, Gil Stratton, David Gorcey ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1952-06-29
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Home at Seven

Home at Seven

6.8/10 IMDB

Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Campbell Singer, Jack Hawkins, Michael Shepley, Frederick Piper, Meriel Forbes, Margaret Withers, Gerald Case, Diana Beaumont ..
Directed by: Ralph Richardson
Release date: 1952-03-16
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Wide Boy

Wide Boy

6.6/10 IMDB

Picking a pocket leads to blackmail and murder for a petty criminal in London.

Starring: Sydney Tafler, Susan Shaw, Ronald Howard, Melissa Stribling, Colin Tapley, Laidman Browne, Gerald Case, Glyn Houston, Ian Wallace, Dorothy Bramhall ..
Directed by: Ken Hughes
Release date: 1952-04-01

The Man Who Watched Trains Go By

6.3/10 IMDB

A meek teller thinks he's killed his boss. He flees with a box of cash hoping for a new life with his younger mistress.

Starring: Claude Rains, Marius Goring, Märta Torén, Ferdy Mayne, Herbert Lom, Lucie Mannheim, Anouk Aimée, Felix Aylmer, Eric Pohlmann, Michael Nightingale ..
Directed by: Harold French
Release date: 1952-12-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Green Glove

The Green Glove

6.0/10 IMDB

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious relic). Years later, financial reverses lead Mike to return in search of the object. In Paris, he must dodge mysterious followers and a corpse that's hard to explain; so he and attractive tour guide Christine decamp on a cross-country pursuit that becomes love on the run...then takes yet another turn.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Cedric Hardwicke, George Macready, Gaby André, Jany Holt, Roger Tréville, Juliette Gréco, Georges Tabet, Meg Lemonnier ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1952-02-28

The Last Page

6.2/10 IMDB

A married bookstore owner is blackmailed after he makes a pass at his new sexy blonde clerk.

Starring: George Brent, Marguerite Chapman, Raymond Huntley, Peter Reynolds, Eleanor Summerfield, Meredith Edwards, Harry Fowler, Diana Dors, Isabel Dean, Archie Duncan ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1952-01-25

The Devil Makes Three

6.2/10 IMDB

Jeff Elliot is an American GI investigating a black market gang in Munich.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Pier Angeli, Richard Rober, Richard Egan, Claus Clausen, Wilfried Seyferth, Margot Hielscher, Heinrich Gretler, Annie Rosar, Otto Gebühr ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1952-09-19
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Without Warning!

Without Warning!

6.6/10 IMDB

Police track a serial killer.

Starring: Adam Williams, Meg Randall, Harlan Warde, Edward Binns, John Maxwell, Angela Stevens, Byron Kane, Charles Tannen, Marilee Phelps, Robert Foulk ..
Directed by: Arnold Laven
Release date: 1952-05-08

The Sellout

6.6/10 IMDB

A small-town newspaper editor risks everything to expose a corrupt sheriff.

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, John Hodiak, Audrey Totter, Paula Raymond, Thomas Gomez, Cameron Mitchell, Karl Malden, Everett Sloane, Jonathan Cott, Frank Cady ..
Directed by: Gerald Mayer
Release date: 1952-05-30
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Gentle Gunman

The Gentle Gunman

6.3/10 IMDB

The relationship between brothers Terry and Matt, both active in the IRA, comes under strain when Terry begins to question the use of violence.

Starring: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars, Barbara Mullen, Eddie Byrne, Joseph Tomelty, Gilbert Harding, James Kenney, Liam Redmond ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1952-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Frightened Man

The Frightened Man

6.2/10 IMDB

Kicked out of Oxford, a junk dealer's son (Dermot Walsh) joins a gang of thieves fenced by his father (Charles Victor).

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray, Charles Victor, John Blythe, Thora Hird, John Horsley, Michael Ward, Annette D. Simmonds, Martin Benson, Ballard Berkeley ..
Directed by: John Gilling
Release date: 1952-03-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Ringer

The Ringer

6.4/10 IMDB

An underhand solicitor receives threatening notes, and the police are called in to protect him.

Starring: Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit, Mai Zetterling, Greta Gynt, William Hartnell, Norman Wooland, Denholm Elliott, Dora Bryan, Charles Victor, Walter Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1952-11-24

Secret People

6.2/10 IMDB

This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed.

Starring: Valentina Cortese, Serge Reggiani, Audrey Hepburn, Megs Jenkins, Irene Worth, Reginald Tate, Charles Goldner, Angela Fouldes, Simone Silva, Norman Williams ..
Directed by: Thorold Dickinson
Release date: 1952-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Hammer the Toff

Hammer the Toff

6.1/10 IMDB

A detective proves that a Robin Hood-type crook did not steal a metal formula.

Starring: John Bentley, Patricia Dainton, Valentine Dyall, John Robinson, Lockwood West, Katharine Blake, Roddy Hughes, Wally Patch, Basil Dignam, Ian Fleming ..
Directed by: Maclean Rogers
Release date: 1952-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Breakdown


6.0/10 IMDB

A boxer (William Bishop) jailed for murder proves his girlfriend's (Ann Richards) wealthy father and a ward boss framed him.

Starring: Ann Richards, William Bishop, Anne Gwynne, Sheldon Leonard, Wally Cassell, Richard Benedict, Joe McTurk, John Vosper, Roy Engel, Norman Rainey ..
Directed by: Edmond Angelo
Release date: 1952-07-16
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Loan Shark

Loan Shark

6.4/10 IMDB

A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.

Starring: George Raft, Dorothy Hart, Paul Stewart, John Hoyt, Helen Westcott, Henry Slate, Russell Johnson, Margia Dean, Benny Baker, Lawrence Dobkin ..
Directed by: Seymour Friedman
Release date: 1952-05-23
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Hour of 13

The Hour of 13

6.3/10 IMDB

1890, London, and a serial killer known as The Terror is murdering policemen. When gentleman thief Nicholas Revel unwittingly becomes the chief suspect, he must use his guile and wits to prove he’s not the killer; whilst also not getting caught for a jewel robbery he has just committed.

Starring: Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams, Roland Culver, Derek Bond, Leslie Dwyer, Michael Hordern, Colin Gordon, Heather Thatcher, Michael Goodliffe, Richard Shaw ..
Directed by: Harold French
Release date: 1952-11-21
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Hoodlum Empire

Hoodlum Empire

6.0/10 IMDB

It's a deadly play for power when a Mafia chieftain's top gun goes straight and threatens to testify against the big boss and his cruel, nationwide network of crime. The picture, which was shot in a semi-documentary style, was inspired by the Kefauver investigations of 1950-51.

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston, Luther Adler, John Russell, Gene Lockhart, Grant Withers, Richard Jaeckel, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1952-04-15
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Face to Face

Face to Face

6.1/10 IMDB

Two short films released together under a collective title. The first, "Secret Sharer", directed by John Brahm and starring James Mason, is based on a short story by Joseph Conrad. The second tale, "Bride Comes to Yellow Sky", directed by Bretaigne Windust and starring Robert Preston, is adapted from Stephen Crane's short story.

Starring: James Mason, Michael Pate, Gene Lockhart, Albert Sharpe, Robert Preston, Marjorie Steele, Minor Watson, Dan Seymour, Olive Carey, James Agee ..
Directed by: John Brahm, Bretaigne Windust
Release date: 1952-11-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Confidence Girl

Confidence Girl

5.9/10 IMDB

After successfully swindling thousands of dollars from hapless victims, conflicted con artist Mary (Hillary Brooke) decides to go straight, but her greedy boyfriend and partner, Roger (Tom Conway), convinces her to pull off one final scam before they get married. Written and directed by Andrew L. Stone, this classic crime film finds the police struggling to keep up with the deceptive duo's exceedingly complicated schemes.

Starring: Tom Conway, Hillary Brooke, Eddie Marr, Dan Riss, John Gallaudet, Jack Kruschen, Walter Kingsford, Paul Livermore, Aline Towne, Helen Van Tuyl ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1952-06-20
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Stolen Face

Stolen Face

6.1/10 IMDB

A doctor changes a woman's face to match the one that broke his heart. Trouble starts when his love returns.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Lizabeth Scott, André Morell, Mary Mackenzie, John Wood, Susan Stephen, Arnold Ridley, Diana Beaumont, Cyril Smith, Terence O'Regan ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1952-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Floating Dutchman

The Floating Dutchman

5.5/10 IMDB

Two men working on the docks close to London's Tower Bridge find the body of an unidentified man floating in the Thames. The police later identify the body to be that of a diamond courier from Holland. The police have to find his murderer, as well as the missing diamonds he was carrying.

Starring: Dermot Walsh, Sydney Tafler, Mary Germaine, Guy Verney, Hugh Morton, James Raglan, Derek Blomfield, Nicolas Bentley, Arnold Marlé, John Serret ..
Directed by: Vernon Sewell
Release date: 1952-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Salute the Toff

Salute the Toff

5.7/10 IMDB

The Toff solves the mystery of a missing employer. One of the BFi's most wanted films.

Starring: John Bentley, Carol Marsh, Valentine Dyall, Shelagh Fraser, Roddy Hughes, Wally Patch, Arthur Hill, June Elvin, Michael Golden, Peter Bull ..
Directed by: Maclean Rogers
Release date: 1952-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : The Gambler and the Lady

The Gambler and the Lady

5.8/10 IMDB

A greedy but successful professional gambler wants to join the British Establishment when he falls in love with a blue-blooded lady. But first he must mend his ways and then dump his nightclub singer girl friend. She's not so easy to get rid of, neither is his past.

Starring: Dane Clark, Kathleen Byron, Naomi Chance, Meredith Edwards, Anthony Forwood, Eric Pohlmann, Enzo Coticchia, Julian Somers, Anthony Ireland, Thomas Gallagher ..
Directed by: Patrick Jenkins
Release date: 1952-12-26
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Circumstantial Evidence

Circumstantial Evidence

5.9/10 IMDB

Long after being deserted by her husband, Linda Harrison will soon be free to marry her lover, Michael Carteret. But when her husband suddenly reappears, he attempts to blackmail the couple with a threat of ruining Michael's career. When her husband is murdered, Michael appears to be the only obvious suspect - but will the circumstantial evidence be enough to sentence him to death?

Starring: Rona Anderson, Patrick Holt, John Arnatt, John Warwick, Frederick Leister, Ronald Adam, June Ashley, Ballard Berkeley, Leonard White, Lisa Lee ..
Directed by: Daniel Birt
Release date: 1952-10-16
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : I'm A Stranger

I'm A Stranger

5.9/10 IMDB

When his grandfather dies, George Westcott (Patrick Doonan) returns home from India to collect his inheritance -- only to find that the will has mysteriously gone missing. As his greedy relatives try to seize the estate, George gets the help of a movie star (Greta Gynt), a window cleaner (James Hayter and a police inspector (Herbert Ross) to track down the missing will. It seems that justice will prevail -- but is George Wescott really George Wescott?

Starring: Greta Gynt, James Hayter, Hector Ross, Jean Cadell, Patric Doonan, Charles Lloyd Pack, Fulton Mackay, Martina Mayne, Raymond Young, John Kelly ..
Directed by: Brock Williams
Release date: 1952-07-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : 13 East Street

13 East Street

5.8/10 IMDB

When police inspector Gerald Blake wants to infiltrate a London stolen-goods gang, he does a thorough job of it. First, he robs a jewelry store, gets caught and is sentenced to prison. Then he teams up with gang-member Joey to make their escape. Once in the gang, Blake identifies the boss, Larry, and most of the other thieves, but not the "inside man." As a big fur job looms closer, the detective's task is complicated by the playful but seductive advances of Judy, a dazzling blonde who happens also to be the jealous Larry's girl friend.

Starring: Patrick Holt, Sandra Dorne, Sonia Holm, Robert Ayres, Dora Bryan, Michael Balfour, Michael Brennan ..
Directed by: Robert S. Baker
Release date: 1952-03-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Wings of Danger

Wings of Danger

5.2/10 IMDB

A former pilot suffering from blackouts discovers that a fellow flyer is suspected of being mixed up with a web of smugglers. While searching for his missing buddy, he unwittingly becomes entangled in a morass of suspicion.

Starring: Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty, Naomi Chance, Kay Kendall, Colin Tapley, Arthur Lane, Harold Lang, Diane Cilento, Ian Fleming ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1952-04-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Escape Route

Escape Route

5.5/10 IMDB

When nuclear scientists are kidnapped and smuggled behind the Iron Curtain, an FBI man and a British agent are assigned to catch the kidnappers.

Starring: George Raft, Sally Gray, Frederick Piper, Patricia Laffan, Clifford Evans, Reginald Tate, June Ashley, John Warwick, Roddy Hughes ..
Directed by: Seymour Friedman, Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1952-12-01

King of the Underworld

4.4/10 IMDB

A sinister crook is implicated in blackmail, greed for emeralds, a secret formula and murder. Thee episodes from a 1952 British television series called "Inspector Morley, Late of Scotland Yard, Investigates" were joined together and released theatrically.

Starring: Tod Slaughter, Patrick Barr, Tucker McGuire, Ingeborg von Kusserow, Frank Hawkins, Leonard Sharp, Anne Valery, David Davies ..
Directed by: Victor M. Gover
Release date: 1952-07-05
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : My Death Is a Mockery

My Death Is a Mockery

5.3/10 IMDB

A fisherman cannot make a decent living from his trawler so he decides to turn his hand to smuggling.

Starring: Donald Houston, Bill Kerr, Eddie Leslie, Kathleen Byron, Liam Gaffney, Kenneth Henry, Felix Felton ..
Directed by: Anthony Young
Release date: 1952-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : When in Rome

When in Rome

6.6/10 IMDB

An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest.

Starring: Van Johnson, Paul Douglas, Joseph Calleia, Argentina Brunetti, Mimi Aguglia, Harry Hayden, Carlo Rizzo, Tudor Owen, Dino Nardi, Aldo Silvani ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1952-05-11

Meet Danny Wilson

6.3/10 IMDB

A lounge singer sees his career skyrocket after he signs a contract for a mobster nightclub owner.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shelley Winters, Alex Nicol, Raymond Burr, Vaughn Taylor, Tommy Farrell, Donald MacBride, Barbara Knudson, Carl Sklover, Jeff Chandler ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1952-02-08
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Judgment Deferred

Judgment Deferred

5.8/10 IMDB

A group of very strange men, refugees and casualties of the war, rally round when one of their number is framed by a drug racketeer. Co-opting a well-known journalist to their cause, they scheme to bring the racketeer to justice in a home-made "trial" in the crypt of a ruined church.

Starring: Hugh Sinclair, Helen Shingler, Abraham Sofaer, Leslie Dwyer, Joan Collins, Harry Locke, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Marcel Poncin, Martin Benson ..
Directed by: John Baxter
Release date: 1952-02-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Woman in the Dark

Woman in the Dark

6.2/10 IMDB

A pastry-shop girl (Penny Edwards) sees a priest's (Ross Elliott) and a lawyer's (Rick Vallin) brother take part in a jewel heist.

Starring: Penny Edwards, Ross Elliott, Rick Vallin, Richard Benedict, Argentina Brunetti, Martín Garralaga, Edit Angold, Peter Brocco, Barbara Billingsley, John Doucette ..
Directed by: George Blair
Release date: 1952-11-15

The Night Won't Talk

6.2/10 IMDB

When a beautiful young artist's model is strangled in her bed, Scotland Yard find themselves with three suspects -- her sinister ex-husband (Elwyn Brook-Jones), a sexually disturbed artist (Ballard Berkeley) and her violent new boyfriend (John Bailey), who is prone to unexplained blackouts.To catch the killer, the police must set a dangerous trap with the aid of a famous sculptress (Hy Hazell).

Starring: John Bailey, Hy Hazell, Mary Germaine, Sarah Lawson, Elwyn Brook-Jones ..
Directed by: Daniel Birt
Release date: 1952-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1952 : Whispering Smith Vs. Scotland Yard

Whispering Smith Vs. Scotland Yard

6.3/10 IMDB

Mystery directed by Francis Searle.

Starring: Richard Carlson, Greta Gynt, Herbert Lom, Rona Anderson, Alan Wheatley, Reginald Beckwith, Dora Bryan, Daniel Wherry, Danny Green, Laurence Naismith ..
Directed by: Francis Searle
Release date: 1952-01-01

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