The Crooked Way is a 1949 film noir crime film directed by Robert Florey. The film was based on a radio play No Blade Too Sharp and features John Payne, Sonny Tufts ...
The Crooked Way is a minor work of film noir genius that could've really been amazing with a little work on the script and some better casting.
The plot for "The Crooked Way" is far-fetched but that isn't a problem if the film is well made. It begins with a soldier (John Payne) talking with his doctor.