Dark Passage. 1947. USA. Written and directed by Delmer Daves. Based on the novel by David Goodis. With Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Agnes Moorehead. 35mm print. 106 min.
Falsely convicted wife killer Vincent Parry escapes San Quentin hiding in a garbage truck, but a radio bulletin about his escape forces him to slug the driver who stopped for him. After changing clothes with the unconscious driver, Parry finds himself face-to-face with the alluring Irene Jansen, who develops a soft spot for the convict. Like Parry, Irene’s father was falsely accused of a crime he did not commit.