Retro Movie Club


( 1949 )

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Impact (1949) Crime, Drama, Film-Noir Movie DVD
1h 49min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1 April 1949 (USA)

This DVD of the 1949 Crime, Drama, Film-Noir Movie Impact has been digitally re-mastered to maintain the original retro/classic scratched look and feel of the original movie that was so common at the time of its creation.

In San Francisco the successful self-made businessman Walter Williams has just bought three factories in Denver with the approval of the board of directors. His beloved wife Irene tells him that she is not feeling well enough to travel with him and asks Walter to give a lift to her cousin Jim Torrance.

On the highway, Jim who is actually Irene's lover tries to kill Walter hitting his head and throwing him off a cliff and has a fatal fiery accident while escaping driving Walter's car. Walter is believed to be the driver and later his wife is sent to jail accused of plotting his murder.

Meanwhile the wounded Walter falls asleep in a moving van and eventually winds up in Larkspur, a small town in Idaho. He is hired as a mechanic in a gas station by the owner Marsha Peters. For three months Walter reads the news expecting revenge with Irene sentenced to death and he and Marsha fall in love for each other.

When Walter discloses the truth to Marsha, she convinces him to return

Technical Specs

Runtime: 109 min
Sound Mix: Mono (RCA Sound System)
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1






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