Dark Passage Movie Review Summary

Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall

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A man in prison for killing his wife escapes.
A woman who believes he's innocent happened to be in the area helps him escape and hides him out in her apartment.
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A cab driver recognizes the man and takes him to a plastic surgeon.

After the surgery, the man plans to stay with his friend, but he finds his friend murdered. The murder is blamed on him.
He stays with the woman who helped him get away.

A small time crook tries to blackmail the man, but he turns the tables on the crook. Before killing the crook, he gets some information and learns that his wife's killer is a woman who was in love with him. He confronts her and she admits it, but before he can tell the cops she fall out of a window and dies, which is also blamed on him.

He flees to South America to live the rest of his life.
The woman who believed in him and fell in love with him eventually joins him.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   San Francisco

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None

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