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Human Desire (1954)

Not Rated
91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

A Korean War vet returns to his job as a railroad engineer and becomes involved in an affair with a co-worker's wife following a murder on a train where they meet.
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Director
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Alfred Hayes (screenplay) | Émile Zola (novel "La Bête Humaine") (as Emile Zola)
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Updated Aug 6, 1954

Release date
Aug 6, 1954 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Glenn Ford
Jeff Warren Jeff Warren   See fewer
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Gloria Grahame
Vicki Buckley Vicki Buckley   See fewer
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Broderick Crawford
Carl Buckley Carl Buckley   See fewer
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Edgar Buchanan
Alec Simmons Alec Simmons   See fewer
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Kathleen Case
Ellen Simmons Ellen Simmons   See fewer
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Diane DeLaire
Vera Simmons Vera Simmons   See fewer
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Grandon Rhodes
John Owens John Owens   See fewer
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Paul Brinegar
Brakeman (uncredited) Brakeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Engstrom
Mr. Owen's secretary (uncredited) Mr. Owen's secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Hugo Greene
Davidson (uncredited) Davidson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don C. Harvey
Yard Dispatcher (uncredited) Yard Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Lee
John Thurston (uncredited) John Thurston (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Maxwell
Chief of Police (uncredited) Chief of Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Pickard
Matt Henley (uncredited) Matt Henley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Riss
Prosecutor Gruber (uncredited) Prosecutor Gruber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Seymour
Duggan - Bartender (uncredited) Duggan - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olan Soule
Lewis (uncredited) Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Taggart
Gruber's Assistant at Inquest (uncredited) Gruber's Assistant at Inquest (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Zaremba
'Russ' Russell, Train Conductor (uncredited) 'Russ' Russell, Train Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 3,872 votes