My favorite film noir! The coffee scene STILL gets me — one of the cruelest scenes in film.

I’ve read elsewhere that a lot of folks view Bannion as a sexist pig, but I’ve watched it many times and I don’t agree.

He’s a complex character. Rogue cop, sure. Villain, nah. Lee Marvin’s Vince Stone is the villain with plenty of police corruption to go around.

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