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Film Noir: The Tattooed Stranger ( 1950)

Directed by Edward Montagne

Screenplay by Phil Reisman

Actors: John Miles, Patricia Barry

 film noir the tatooed stranger

Its starts with a body. A text book film noir murder.

A woman is found in a stolen car, left in Central Park. She has no identification, only a tattoo on her arm. It’s an emblem of the United States Marine Corp.

Detective Frank Tobin (Miles) follows the trail. Botanist Mary Mahan (Barry) holds the key to the investigation. Together they solve the case of The Tattooed Stranger.

Filmed in: New York