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Human Desire

Human Desire (1954)

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Release Date: Aug 5, 1954 Wide

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Carl Buckley (Broderick Crawford) needs the intervention of his beautiful wife Vicki (Gloria Grahame) to keep his job, so Vicki meets with Carl's boss Owens (Grandon Rhodes), and Carl's job is secure. Insanely jealous, Carl finds Vicki with Owens on board a train and kills Owens. Jeff Warren (Glenn Ford), an off-duty train engineer protects Vicki and they begin an affair. Still obsessively jealous, Carl becomes an alcoholic and blackmails Vicki into staying with him. Vicki persuades Jeff to kill

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Jul 6, 2010

Columbia Pictures

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Unpleasant crime melodrama, but with outstanding photography of trains and working class America.

July 18, 2009 Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television
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Hard-edged and chilling.

April 30, 2004 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Not as good as The Big Heat but on its own a fine gritty noir. Gloria Grahame is excellent as usual, incredibly alluring but venal and base.
March 9, 2008
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