Private Hell 36 (1954) - Rotten Tomatoes

Private Hell 36 (1954)

Private Hell 36





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A pair of cops sink to corruption, make a fortune and then suffer great guilt in this realistic and hard-driving police drama.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Collier Young, Ida Lupino
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On DVD: Aug 21, 2012
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Ida Lupino
as Lilli Marlowe
Howard Duff
as Jack Farnham
Steve Cochran
as Cal Bruner
Dean Jagger
as Capt. Michaels
Dorothy Malone
as Francey Farnham
Bridget Duff
as Farnham's Child
Budget Duff
as Baby Famham
Jerry Hausner
as Nightclub Boss
Dabbs Greer
as Bartender
Kenneth Patterson
as Superior Officer
Jim Hawkins
as Delivery Boy
King Donovan
as Burglar
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Critic Reviews for Private Hell 36

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Private Hell 36 is a little noir with big riches, and worthy of re-discovery.

Full Review… | August 29, 2012
Combustible Celluloid

Ida Lupino's screenplay allows for two noir narratives, both receive Don Siegel's verve and wryness

Full Review… | March 15, 2010

Stylishly directed by Don Siegel.

Full Review… | February 8, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Private Hell 36


Solid but less than exceptional film noir that plays off the "when good cops go bad" theme. KEYWORDS: Corruption, Murder, Smokin' Hot Ida Lupino.

Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

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