The File on Thelma Jordon (1949)

The File on Thelma Jordon

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No one is as good as Barbara Stanwyck when she's bad. Here Stanwyck plays Thelma Jordon, a woman who late one night shows up in the office of happily married Assistant DA Cleve Marshall (Wendell Corey) to seek help in solving the string of robberies at her wealthy aunt's estate. Before Cleve can stop himself, he and Thelma are involved in an illicit affair. But Thelma is a mysterious woman, and Cleve can't help wondering if she is hiding something. His suspicions are confirmed when Thelma … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Marty Holland, Ketti Frings
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 28, 2013
Runtime:
Paramount Pictures

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Cast


as Thelma Jordon

as Cleve Marshall

as Miles Scott

as Pamela Blackwell Mar...

as Kingsley Willis

as Tony Laredo

as Judge Calvin Blackwe...

as District Attorney Pi...

as Judge Hancock

as Mrs. Blackwell

as Aunt Vera Edwards

as Sidney

as McCary

as McCarty

as Timmy Marshall

as Joan Marshall

as Bailiff

as Jury Foreman

as Mrs. Asher

as Young Melvin Pierce

as Secretary to the Dis...

as Court Clerk

as Withers

as Woman Prisoners

as Woman Prisoners

as Woman Prisoners

as Woman Prisoners

as Woman Prisoners

as Woman Prisoners

as Chauffeur

as Police Photographer

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Court Reporter

as Spectator

as Bailiff

as Cook's Daughter

as Deputy Sheriff

as Woman Deputy

as Charwoman

as Proprietor
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Critic Reviews for The File on Thelma Jordon

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | August 20, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 28, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The performances by both Stanwyck and Corey are strong.

Full Review… | November 23, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

January 22, 2013
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | November 23, 2004
Film4

Audience Reviews for The File on Thelma Jordon

½

Impressive Barbara Stanwyck performance enhances this film noir crime melodrama. Great story with plenty of twists along the way to keep the viewer interested. Effective cinematography, very well written and exciting throughout. Stanwyck makes it all work.

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James Higgins

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