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The Crooked Way


Postwar films were festooned with amnesiac ex-GIs who found themselves mixed up with crime. In The Crooked Way, [[Performer~P219974~John Payne~johnpayne]] plays memory-deficient veteran Eddie Rice, who runs afoul of mobster Vince Alexander ([[Performer~P72070~Sonny Tufts~sonnytufts]]) and police inspector Lt. Williams ([[Performer~P76538~Rhys Williams~rhyswilliams]]). Both the crooks and the cops seem to have good reason to despise Rice, and he'd like to find out why. He won't get any help from his wife...more