Side Street (1950) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, James Craig, Paul Kelly, Jean Hagen

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SIDE STREET is a MGM production directed by Anthony Mann in 1950.

NYC. Farley Granger is a postman who's got the opportunity to steal $30,000.- from a lawyer specialized in the blackmail business. But soon, tortured by guilt, Farley feels the urge to leave his pregnant wife to whom he cannot but lie in order to find a way to return the money to its owner. Unfortunately, he's himself robbed by the man he had entrusted the money to and is soon the target of the lawyer's criminal associates. Furthermore, the New-York police is coming nearer.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Side Street (1950)

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals Blackmail & Seduction?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing

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