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Woman in the Dark (1952)

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60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Following a news report that a fabulous jewel collection, called "Unclaimed Cargo", will be on display at the Waldorf Jewelry Company, a city alderman and secret underworld gang leader, Nick Petzik (Peter Brocco), plans a gigantic jewel ...See moreFollowing a news report that a fabulous jewel collection, called "Unclaimed Cargo", will be on display at the Waldorf Jewelry Company, a city alderman and secret underworld gang leader, Nick Petzik (Peter Brocco), plans a gigantic jewel robbery. Petzik intends to sell the jewels back to the insurance company; and to force the insurance company to play ball with him, Petzik enlists the aid of Gino Morello ('Richard Benedict'), a young and reckless Italian boy, whose brother Phil (Rick Vallin') is the lawyer for the insurance company. Petzik is sure that once Phil learns that his brother is one of the thieves, he will do business with the gang without asking any questions. But...Anna Reichardt (Penny Edwards (I)'), an Austrian girl, who runs a pastry shop on the ground floor of the Morello apartment building...is a witness to the robbery and spots Gino as one of the robbers. Complications arise. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Albert DeMond (screenplay) | Nicolas Cosentino (based on a play by)
Cinematographer
John MacBurnie (photographed by)
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Updated Nov 15, 1952

Release date
Nov 15, 1952 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Penny Edwards
Anna Reichardt Anna Reichardt   See fewer
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Ross Elliott
Father Tony Morello Father Tony Morello   See fewer
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Rick Vallin
Phil Morello Phil Morello   See fewer
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Richard Benedict
Gino Morello Gino Morello   See fewer
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Argentina Brunetti
'Mama' Morello 'Mama' Morello   See fewer
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Martin Garralaga
'Papa' Morello 'Papa' Morello   See fewer
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Edit Angold
Tante Maria Tante Maria   See fewer
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Peter Brocco
Nick Petzik Nick Petzik   See fewer
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Barbara Billingsley
Evelyn Courtney Evelyn Courtney   See fewer
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John Doucette
'Dutch' Bender 'Dutch' Bender   See fewer
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Richard Irving
'Slats' Hylan 'Slats' Hylan   See fewer
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Luther Crockett
Police Inspector Johnson Police Inspector Johnson   See fewer
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Carl Thompson
Mickey Mickey   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Chuck, the Bartender Chuck, the Bartender   See fewer
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Dale Van Sickel
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 14 votes