Scandal Sheet (1952)

Scandal Sheet




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The distinctive stamp of action-film director Phil Karlson is very much in evidence in Scandal Sheet. Broderick Crawford plays tabloid editor Mark Chapman, whose burgeoning success is threatened by the arrival of his wife Charlotte (Rosemary DeCamp), whom he deserted 20 years earlier. Hoping to keep Charlotte's mouth shut, Chapman accidentally kills her. He does his best to cover his tracks, but his best is none too good, and another murder follows. Meanwhile, Chapman's star reporter Steve … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Samuel Fuller, Ted Sherdeman, Eugene Ling, James Poe
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 27, 2009
Columbia Pictures



as Steve McCleary

as Julie Allison

as Mark Chapman aka Geo...

as Charlotte Grant

as Charlie Barnes

as Biddle

as Lt. Davis

as Judge Hacker

as Frank Madison

as Baxter

as Needle Nellie

as Bailey

as Pete

as Telephone Operator

as Telephone Operator

as Mrs. Penwick

as Mrs. Rawley

as O'Hanlon

as Mrs. Allison

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Janitor

as Policeman

as Charlotte Grant

as Biddle
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

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

... directed by Phil Karlson with a suitably sleazy atmosphere of journalistic cynicism.

Full Review… | December 5, 2009

As directed by "B" level film noir expert Phil Karlson, Scandal Sheet is really quite good.

Full Review… | October 30, 2009
Combustible Celluloid

Vividly told thriller.

Full Review… | August 9, 2007
Classic Film and Television

Its only flaw is a mildy silly plot contrivance that allows the stunning finale, but other than that it's just about perfect.

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Goatdog's Movies

Hard-hitting film noir thriller.

Full Review… | February 16, 2005
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