Film Noir

Too Late for Tears (1949)

Director: Byron Haskin
Actors: Kristine Miller, Arthur Kennedy, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore, Lizabeth Scott
Runtime: 99 min.

A husband and wife have the misfortune to obtain a suitcase filled with $60,000. The husband wants to do the right thing and turn it over to the authorities, but the wife has other ideas. So begins her rapid spiral downward into murder and deception.

Trivia: Director Byron Haskin is best known for 1953's The War of the Worlds. Don Defore (Don Blake) starred in the 1950s hit TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Arthur Kennedy (Alan Palmer) was nominated five times for Best Actor (1) and Best Supporting Actor (4), but never won the award. Argentine-born Kristine Miller (Kathy Palmer) starred in the late 1950s Western TV show Stories of the Century.