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Private Hell 36 was one of the last feature-length efforts by Filmmakers, a company created by producer Collier Young and his then-wife Ida Lupino. Young and Lupino also wrote the script for this grim crime melodrama, wherein two detectives Cal Bruner (Steve Cochran) and Jack Farnham (Howard Duff Lupino's future husband) are assigned to track down $300,000 stolen in a bloody hold-up. The two cops manage to locate $80,000 of the booty, whereupon Bruner, not the most ethical of men, suggests that he and Farnham split the money 50-50 and keep their mouths shut. When Farnham decides to turn honest and hand the money over to his superiors, Bruner responds with the business end of his revolver. The very small cast is rounded out by Dean Jagger as the detectives' boss and Dorothy Malone as Duff's understandably worried wife. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Ida Lupino
as Lilli Marlowe
Steve Cochran
as Cal Bruner
Howard Duff
as Jack Farnham
Dean Jagger
as Capt. Michaels
Dorothy Malone
as Francey Farnham
King Donovan
as Burglar
Jerry Hausner
as Nightclub Boss
Dabbs Greer
as Bartender
George Dockstader
as Fugitive
Jim Hawkins
as Delivery Boy
George Dockstader
as Fugitive
Jim Hawkins
as Delivery Boy
Dabbs Greer
as Bartender
King Donovan
as Burglar
Jerry Hausner
as Nightclub Boss

Crew

Don Siegel
Director
Collier Young
Producer
Ida Lupino
Producer
Ida Lupino
Screenwriter
Collier Young
Screenwriter
Burnett Guffey
Cinematographer
Leith Stevens
Composer (Music Score)
Stanford Tischler
Editor
David Newell
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