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Too Late for Tears (1949) - IMDb: "Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder."
Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses:
"Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down there in an old leather bag and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane. It's changing you, it's changing both of us."
"Chances like this are never offered twice. This is it. I've been waiting for it---dreaming of it all my life, even when I was a kid."
This movie is part of the collection: Film Noir
Director: Byron Haskin
Production Company: Hunt Stromberg Productions
Audio/Visual: sound, black and white
Keywords: noir; suspense; murder; crime
Creative Commons license: Public Domain