Private Hell 36 (1954)




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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.

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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
Jerry Hausner
as Nightclub Boss
Budget Duff
as Baby Famham
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 (4)

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

Aug 29, 2012 | Full Review…

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

Mar 15, 2010 | Full Review…

Stylishly directed by Don Siegel.

Feb 8, 2005 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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.

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