Appointment with Danger Overview:

Appointment with Danger (1951) was a Film Noir - Drama Film directed by Lewis Allen and produced by Robert Fellows.


Film noir murder mystery in which Ladd plays a detective tipped off by a nun to a killer's identity. Disguising himself as a corrupt postal worker, Ladd joins the crime syndicate responsible for his fellow agent's murder. He is constantly tested by his cronies and finally confronted by psychotic Webb in a squash court duel. When Webb attempts to put a hit on the nun, Ladd saves the day.

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THE ALAN LADD BLOGATHON: Appointment with Danger (1950)

on Sep 4, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Pale Writer Gabriela is hosting The Man Who Would Be Shane: The Alan Ladd Blogathon on September 3-6. Click HERE for the tributes to the beloved star. The danger alluded to in the title of this film is in the form of a gang with plans for a big heist from the Postal Service, specifically one member... Read full article

Day Two of Noirvember: Appointment with Danger (1950)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 2, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

Watching the beginning of this Alan Ladd starrer for the first time, you wouldn?t think it has much promise. As the camera shows us the inside of a cavernous post office, the narrator extols the virtue of the postal service: ?The citizens of this country own it, work in it, and use it. All day, ever... Read full article


By Mark on Aug 10, 2010 From Where Danger Lives

Let me tell you about you, Al. That badge and a few law books have turned you into a nut. You don’t like anybody. You don’t believe anybody. You don’t trust anybody. You think everybody has a pitch. Everybody has. Double Indemnity is a damn good movie. When peop... Read full article

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Quotes from

Al Goddard: Sure I know what love is - it's what goes on between a man and a .45 that won't jam.

Dodie: I'm just shopping. They got some new records in. Do you like Bop?
Al Goddard: Bop? Is that where everybody plays a different tune at the same time?
Dodie: You just haven't heard enough of it.

Joe Regas: You look as if you just lost your best friend.
Al Goddard: I'm my best friend.
Joe Regas: That's what I said.

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Facts about

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onJanaury 19, 1953 with Dan Riss and Stacy Harris reprising their film roles.
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