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Human Desire pairs Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame once again in a Fritz Lang film noir. Following the well regarded 'Big Heat' from the previous year, this one has Gloria as the femme fatale and Ford as the unsuspecting patsy.

As one might expect from a Fritz Lang film, there is lots of drama and Broderick Crawford as the heavy adds a suitable villain to the film. I think this film is one of those passed over films that deserves better and it certainly fits the film noir mold in many respects.

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