Sunday, June 26, 2022

House by the river (1950) - little known film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman and Jane Wyatt

Rating 7.1/10
Runtime: 83 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Fritz Lang
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Louis Hayward ... Stephen Byrne
Lee Bowman ... John Byrne
Jane Wyatt ... Marjorie Byrne
Dorothy Patrick ... Emily Gaunt
Ann Shoemaker ... Mrs. Ambrose
Jody Gilbert ... Flora Bantam
Peter Brocco ... Harry - Coroner
Howland Chamberlain ... District Attorney

Description: The unsuccessful writer Stephen Byrne tries to force his servant Emily Gaunt sexually while his wife Marjorie Byrne is visiting a friend and accidentally strangles her. His crippled brother John Byrne coincidently comes to his house in that moment, and Stephen asks him to help to get rid of the corpse and avoid an scandal, since his wife would be pregnant. The naive and good John helps his brother to dump the body in the river nearby his house. Stephen uses the disappearance of Emily to blame her and promote his book. When the body is found by the police, all the evidences points to John and he becomes the prime suspect of the murder.







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Video and audio information:

Video : 1.92 GB, 3114 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 788x576 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 157
Audio : 67/61 MB (main/commentary), 106/96 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = AAC/AAC, CBR/CBR

Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and English, Spanish, French, Portuguese-Brazilian, German, Italian, Greek, Turkish) posters and screenshots included

Double audio track information

This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by film historian Alexandra Heller-Nicholas. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, additional tracks on Track 2)

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