Film Noir

Impact (1949)

Director: Arthur Lubin
Actors: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker, Anna May Wong
Runtime: 111 min.

A younger woman married to a millionaire plots his murder with her young lover. When the murder plan fails, the lover ends up dead, the millionaire finds a new love and his wife gets arrested for murder.

Trivia: Charles Coburn (Lt. Tom Quincy) was nominated three times for the Best Supporting actor Oscar, winning once for 1944ís The More the Merrier. Brian Donlevy (Walter Williams) was nominated for Best Supporting actor Oscar for his role in 1939ís Beau Geste. He lied about his age so he could join the army at the age of 14, and was later a pilot in World War I. Anna May Wong ( Su Lin Chung) was the first Asian American film star.