Strange Bargain (1949)

Strange Bargain


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Jeffrey Lynn plays a bookkeeper who fails in his attempt to get a raise from his employer (Richard Gaines). The boss explains that the company is on the verge of bankruptcy, and that he is planning to kill himself. He offers Lynn $10,000 if Lynn will make the suicide look like murder so that the boss' family will collect on his insurance policy. Lynn agrees--and finds himself the fall guy in a complicated fraud scheme. Much of the footage of Strange Bargain showed up as flashbacks in a 1989 … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Lillie Hayward


as Georgia Wilson

as Sam Wilson

as Lt. Richard Webb

as Edna Jarvis

as Malcolm Jarvis

as Timothy Herne

as Sgt. Cord

as Roddy Wilson

as Hilda Wilson

as Sydney Jarvis

as McTay

as Lt. Richard Webb
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Full Review… | October 31, 2006
New York Times
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A well-conceived mystery B-film.

Full Review… | April 25, 2003
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