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He Walked By Night

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The "He" of the title is Richard Basehart, a clever but psychopathic burglar (based on real-life criminal Erwin Walker) Basehart stays one step ahead of the law by listening in to the police band on his radio. To avoid detection, he changes his M.O. Read More
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Davis Morgan
Sgt. Marty Brennan
Capt. Breen
Chuck Jones
Policeman
C.B. Officer
Delores
March 21, 2010
JONHENDRYJ
Odd, often noted "first noir" movie. Surprising also as the genesis for Jack Webb's radio and tv "DRAGNET--many bits and pieces were borrowed or stolen from this--and recycled. The first of Richard Basehart's many strong--but little remembered--performances as a character on the edge.

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