Guilty Bystander (1950)

Guilty Bystander


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Warner Bros. expatriates Zachary Scott and Faye Emerson star in this complex "poverty row" melodrama. Alcoholic ex-cop Scott, reduced to working as house detective in a sleazy hotel, is told by his former wife Emerson that their son has been kidnapped. The culprit is Emerson's no-good brother, who was running an errand for a doctor to whom the brother was indebted. When the doctor turns up dead, Scott is compelled to search for both his son and his brother-in-law. The detective descends deeper … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
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Written By: Don Ettlinger
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as Max Thursday

as Georgia

as Otto Varkas

as Capt. Tonetti

as Dr. Elder

as Johnny

as drunk at bar

as bartender
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Zachary Scott acts his butt off ...

Full Review… | April 9, 2003
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