Flaxy Martin is a 1949 American film noir crime film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, and Barry Sullivan. The film is based on the 1946 novel of the same name by Day Keene. The film tells the story of Flaxy Martin (Foch), a beautiful and ruthless femme fatale who uses her charms to lure men into her web of deceit and murder. She meets and seduces a young man named Steve Martin (Ford), who is unaware of her true nature. Flaxy uses Steve to help her rob a bank, but he is eventually caught and sent to prison. After he is released, Steve sets out to find Flaxy and get revenge. Flaxy Martin is a classic film noir that features all of the elements of the genre: a femme fatale, a dark and suspenseful atmosphere, and a twist ending. The film is well-acted by all of the cast members, and it is a must-see for fans of film noir.

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Flaxy Martin (1949)

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Flaxy Martin is a 1949 American film noir crime film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, and Barry Sullivan. The film is based on the 1946 novel of the same name by Day Keene. The film tells the story of Flaxy Martin (Foch), a beautiful and ruthless femme fatale who uses her charms to lure men into her web of deceit and murder. She meets and seduces a young man named Steve Martin (Ford), who is unaware of her true nature. Flaxy uses Steve to help her rob a bank, but he is eventually caught and sent to prison. After he is released, Steve sets out to find Flaxy and get revenge. Flaxy Martin is a classic film noir that features all of the elements of the genre: a femme fatale, a dark and suspenseful atmosphere, and a twist ending. The film is well-acted by all of the cast members, and it is a must-see for fans of film noir.

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Virginia Mayo

Flaxy Martin
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Zachary Scott

Walter Colby
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Dorothy Malone

Nora Carson
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Tom D'Andrea

Sam Malko
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Helen Westcott

Peggy Farrar
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Douglas Kennedy

Hap Richie
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Elisha Cook Jr.

Roper
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Douglas Fowley

Max, Detective
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Monte Blue

Joe, Detective
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Jack Overman

Caesar
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Leah Baird

Tenement Resident (uncredited)
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Marjorie Bennett

Nora's Neighbor (uncredited)
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Paul Bryar

Policeman with Witness (uncredited)
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Jack Cheatham

Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
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Edgar Dearing

State Trooper (uncredited)
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John Elliott

Judge Edward R. McVey (uncredited)
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Creighton Hale

George - Tenement Resident (uncredited)
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John Harmon

Fred Banford - Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
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Eddie Hart

Detective with Nora (uncredited)
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Lou Hicks

Bus Driver (uncredited)
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Fred Kelsey

Tenement Cop (uncredited)
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George Magrill

Court Officer (uncredited)
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Rory Mallinson

Coroner Intern (uncredited)
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Charles McAvoy

Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
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Philo McCullough

Guard (uncredited)
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Bill McLean

Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
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Harold Miller

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Frances Morris

Terrified Witness (uncredited)
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Jack Mower

Court Clerk (uncredited)
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Paul Panzer

Tenement Resident (uncredited)
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Eddie Parker

Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
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Lee Phelps

Guard (uncredited)
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Rose Plumer

Court Spectator (uncredited)
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Rudy Robles

Butler (uncredited)
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Buddy Roosevelt

Detective (uncredited)
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Charles Sherlock

Policeman with Nora (uncredited)
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George Sherwood

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Robert R. Stephenson

Conductor (uncredited)
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Max Wagner

Charles McMahon - Driver (uncredited)
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Harlan Warde

McClane - Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)
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Leo White

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Tom Wilson

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Jack Wise

Worried Man on Roof (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard L. Bare

Director
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David Lang

Writer
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Flaxy Martin

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