Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Down Three Dark Streets Details


Coadapted by The Gordons from their novel , Down Three Dark Streets stars Broderick Crawford as a no-nonsense FBI agent. Hoping to avenge the death of his partner Kenneth Tobey, Crawford almost single-handedly takes on the three investigations which Tobey had been pursuing. One involves a gang of car thieves; the second concerns a fugitive gangster; and the third deals with an extortion racket. Of the three leading ladies--Martha Hyer, Ruth Roman, Marisa Pavan--Ms. Pavan turns the most fascinating performance as the blind witness to a murder. The climax is staged around the fabled "Hollywood" sign that dominates the hills bordering the film capital. Most of the production personnel involved with Down Three Dark Streets would later set up shop at Dick Powell's Four Star Productions. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Broderick Crawford
as Ripley
Ruth Roman
as Kate Martel
Martha Hyer
as Connie Anderson
Marisa Pavan
as Julie Angelino
Casey Adams
as Dave Millson
Kenneth Tobey
as Zack Stewart
Gene Reynolds
as Vince Angelino
Harlan Warde
as Barker
Jay Adler
as Uncle Max
Suzanne Alexander
as Brenda Ralles
Myra Marsh
as Mrs. Dones
Joe Bassett
as Joe Walpo
Alan Dexter
as Kuppol
Claude Akins
as Matty Pavelich


Arnold Laven
Mildred Gordon
Mildred Gordon
Book Author
Joseph Biroc
Paul Sawtell
Composer (Music Score)
Grant Whytock