Nightmare Alley Movie Review 1947

Information and Film Reviews for Nightmare Alley the Movie

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Dark and disturbing noir has Power, in one of his best roles, as con man/carny who learns the secrets of a mentalist act and turns it into fame and fortune. When a femme fatale shrink persuades him to join a scheme to bilk the rich, it leads to a fascinating and precipitous downfall. Power fought to get the film made, and for the chance to play against his matinee idol type.

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Movies Unlimited, 3015 Darnell Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154, Phone: (215)637-4444, Toll-free: 800-668-4344, Fax: (215)637-2350, Email: movies@moviesunlimited.com, URL: http://www.moviesunlimited.com

Available on DVD
Running time 111 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Film Noir, Carnivals & Circuses, Scams, Stings & Cons, Shrinks, On the Rocks, Widows & Widowers
Screenplay
Jules Furthman
Cast
Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker, Taylor Holmes, Ian Keith, Mike Mazurki
Cinematography
Lee Garmes
Director
Edmund Goulding
Music
Cyril Mockridge

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