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Shed No Tears

A remarkable lost film noir classic. A larcenous wife convinces her husband to fake his death so they can claim on his life insurance, but the scam goes awry when he discovers that he is in the cross-hairs of a murder scheme.
Shed No Tears
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DVD Features:

  • From the Samuel M. Sherman Archives
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1948
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Description by OLDIES.com:

At the behest of his sexy-siren of a wife Edna, Sam Grover fakes his own death in order to defraud the insurance company out of a fortune. Under an assumed name, Sam takes refuge in a distant town and Edna promises to join him, once she collects the money. Sam's son Tom Grover, believes that his dad was murdered and hires shady private eye Huntington Stewart to investigate. Certain that Edna has collected the money, and tired of waiting to hear from his "widow," Sam sneaks home only to discover Edna making love to another man. The sexually-charged tinderbox explodes in blackmail, double-cross and murder!

British-born character actor Wallace Ford is best known for his roles in B-movies including The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934), The Ape Man (1943) and She Couldn't Say No (1954). In a busy career that would span over 200 films, he also appeared in some classic Hollywood productions most notably The Informer (1935), Of Mice And Men (1937), Spellbound (1945), Destry (1945) and A Patch Of Blue (1965).

Product Description:

In this crime drama, a loving husband listens to his wife and fakes his own death so that she can get her hands on his insurance policy. The whole situation rouses the suspicions of the man's son (by a different marriage) who ends up hiring an investigator to look into it. Unfortunately the PI is crooked and the wife pays him to stay silent. In the end the husband discovers that his wife has been using the money on her secret lover. The hapless spouse is so distraught that he leaps to his death.

Plot Keywords:

Betrayal | Crime | Death | Scams And Cons
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  • Sales Rank: 15,905
  • UPC: 089218673893
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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