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      They Won't Believe Me

      Released Jul 16, 1947 1h 35m Crime Drama List
      Reviews 77% Audience Score 100+ Ratings Although Larry Ballentine (Robert Young) is married to the wealthy Greta (Rita Johnson), he still sees other women on the side. While he is involved with Verna Carlson (Susan Hayward), they commit embezzlement and run away together. However, a car accident occurs in which Verna is burned to death and thought to be Greta by police. When Larry goes to find Greta, he discovers that she has died in an equestrian accident and hides her body. Now Larry stands trial for murder of the missing Verna. Read More Read Less

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      James Agee TIME Magazine Producer Joan Harrison & associates have brought the story to the screen with considerable skill. Mar 2, 2018 Full Review Raquel Stecher Out of the Past a captivating film noir Jul 29, 2021 Full Review Matt Brunson Film Frenzy Robert Young excels in a change-of-pace role. Rated: 3/4 May 14, 2021 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews An outstanding film noir melodrama. Rated: B+ Jun 11, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Bill B Young plays his part perfectly. Susan Hayward and Jane Greer also excel in this film noir about infidelity and peculiar twists of fate. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 11/15/23 Full Review deke p very good film noir. All-star cast. Robert Young (Marcus Welby) very out of character. amazing ending! Susan Hayward. much takes place in to Larry County near the Sierras. Never heard of a hotel side on the movie channel 54 813.2021 Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Tom M Good noir with strange twist ending. Hayward is more the femme fatale than Greer this time. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 05/10/21 Full Review Audience Member Change of pace see Robert Young as an unsavory character. Keep me entertained and watching until the end Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/07/23 Full Review Audience Member Well-crafted story with a BS finale. A shame. Nonetheless, any film with Susan Hayward and Jane Greer is worth the disappointment. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Rich S Joan Harrison was an Alfred Hitchcock protégé and a producer of two pretty good movies. This is one of them. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 10/02/20 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Although Larry Ballentine (Robert Young) is married to the wealthy Greta (Rita Johnson), he still sees other women on the side. While he is involved with Verna Carlson (Susan Hayward), they commit embezzlement and run away together. However, a car accident occurs in which Verna is burned to death and thought to be Greta by police. When Larry goes to find Greta, he discovers that she has died in an equestrian accident and hides her body. Now Larry stands trial for murder of the missing Verna.
      Director
      Irving Pichel
      Producer
      Joan Harrison
      Screenwriter
      Jonathan Latimer
      Distributor
      RKO Radio Pictures
      Production Co
      RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jul 16, 1947, Original
      Runtime
      1h 35m