Crime of Passion

Crime of Passion

Directed by Gerd Oswald • 1957 • United States
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr

Barbara Stanwyck delivers a tour-de-force performance as a suburban housewife turned murderous femme fatale in this potent noir firecracker with feminist undertones. Kathy Ferguson (Stanwyck) is a successful newspaper columnist who gives up her promising career to marry a Los Angeles police detective (Sterling Hayden). Soon, however, the restless Kathy finds herself stifled by her new role as a homemaker and, frustrated by her husband’s lack of ambition, concocts a devious plan to shake things up.

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Crime of Passion
  • Crime of Passion

    Directed by Gerd Oswald • 1957 • United States
    Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr

    Barbara Stanwyck delivers a tour-de-force performance as a suburban housewife turned murderous femme fatale in this potent noir firecracker with feminist undertones. Kathy Ferguson (Stanwyck) ...