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Too Late for Tears (1949) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Byron Haskin and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

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Day 10 of Noirvember: Jane Palmer in Too Late for Tears (1949)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 10, 2021 From Shadows and Satin

Today?s Noirvember post shines the spotlight on one determined sister ? Jane Palmer in Too Late for Tears (1949). WHAT?S TOO LATE FOR TEARS ABOUT? A California housewife, Jane Palmer (Lizabeth Scott), is unhappy with her station in life. She wants what she can?t have, she envies the trappings of her... Read full article

What?s Streaming in Feb on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Too Hot to Handle, Lady of Burlesque, Too Late for Tears.

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 2, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Our February Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelFebruary Birthdays and Femme Fatales! It?s that time again? We have our monthly free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) ? the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows! That said, here ar... Read full article

YouTube Noir — Noirvember Day 13: Too Late for Tears (1949)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 13, 2020 From Shadows and Satin

How do I love Lizabeth Scott? How much time do you have? She may not have been the best actress in the world, but boy, was she made for noir. There was just something about her ? was it her voice, her hair, her eyes, her smile? The way she wore her clothes? (The way she sipped her tea?) Whatever it ... Read full article

Too Late for Tears (1949)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 1, 2018 From 4 Star Films

A couple is driving along a desert highway when a bag loaded full of cash is tossed into the back of their convertible by a passing motorist. They’re a pair of everyday nobodies and yet this single act of fate throws their entire existence into chaos. Of course, it gets a little leg up thanks ... Read full article

Flicker Alley: The Unapologetic Women of Too Late for Tears (1949) and Woman on the Run (1950)

By KC on May 11, 2016 From Classic Movies

This post is my entry in the Flicker Alley Noir Blog-a-thon, Detectives and Dames. Click here to read other entries and learn more about these amazing new releases. I know it wasn't very noir of me, but I cheered when I learned that restored versions of Woman on the Run (1950) and Too Late For Tea... Read full article

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Quotes from

Danny Fuller: If I help you it's the gas chamber.
Jane Palmer: Neither one of us will get the gas chamber. People saw me come onto this boat with my husband and they'll see me get off with him, you're going to put on his hat and coat.

Alan Palmer: This money's like poison, it's changing you, it's changing me.
Jane Palmer: I wish it were that easy, I've always been this way.

Jane Palmer: Did you notice where the liquor was when you went through my kitchen?
Danny Fuller: Sure!
Jane Palmer: Go make us a drink.
Danny Fuller: Stallin' honey?
Jane Palmer: What do I call you besides 'Stupid?'
Danny Fuller: [Chuckles] Stupid'll do if you don't bruise easily. Otherwise you might try Danny.

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Facts about

Reissued in 1955 under the title "Killer Bait".
Roy Huggins wrote the screenplay, which is based on his "Saturday Evening Post" serial.
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Also directed by Byron Haskin

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