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The Crooked Way (1949) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Robert Florey and produced by Benedict Bogeaus.

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Day Four of Noirvember: See it on TCM ? The Crooked Way (1949)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 4, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

When The Crooked Way was released in 1949, one critic gushed that it was ?the most blood-thirsty crook melodrama in a long time.? If that ain?t enough of a recommendation for you, well, I just don?t know what. Distributed by United Artists, The Crooked Way stars John Payne as Eddie Rice, a veteran o... Read full article

Chick Flicks at the Movies: The Crooked Way(1949). He's got a date ...with DEATH!

By Dawn on Apr 23, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Crooked Way (1949). Black-and-white film noir. Director; Robert Florey. The film was based on a radio play No Blade Too Sharp. cast: John Payne, Sonny Tufts, Ellen Drew. The film, with a similar plot (a war hero loses his memory stateside) to another film noir Somewhere in the Night, was shot by... Read full article

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In one scene, John Payne hitches a ride in a mortuary van from a place called "Green Acres". It's coincidental that the movie's cast includes Frank Cady and Percy Helton, who both appeared on the TV series of the same name.
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