Crime of Passion (1957)
Genre: Drama Film-Noir Crime Thriller
Director: Gerd Oswald
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck Sterling Hayden Raymond Burr Fay Wray Virginia Grey Royal Dano Robert Griffin Dennis Cross Jay Adler Stuart Whitman Malcolm Atterbury Robert Quarry Gail Bonney Joe Conley Patricia Merlin
Kathy is a smart and tough 1950\'s advice columnist at a San Francisco newspaper, with her name plastered on billboards all over the city. One day, Bill Doyle, a Los Angeles detective, walks into her office - it is instant attraction. After marrying Bill, Kathy gives up her career and becomes a homemaker. However, she is not your typical 1950\'s homemaker. After hosting several cocktail parties in their San Fernando Valley home, she realizes that Bill is content with his position, and shows no ambition in furthering himself. Kathy will not sit idly by while everyone around her is \"moving up in the world\". She personally takes upon herself the task of pushing Bill\'s career along, even if it comes down to murder.