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The Man in the Net(1959)
Post-McCarthy Era film of false accusation.
A man is framed by his brother and father for the murder of his hysterical adulterous wife.
The saviours of the film's hero are 4 children.
The innocence and belief of the children is contrasted with the corruption of the adults.
Adults require money: they cannot believe that the author turns down an offer of 30,000 dollars,
and assume guilt when a crime is committed. Greed and revenge are the hallmarks of adult life.
Alan Ladd Stars next to the children.
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