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Just finished watching Scarlet Street and most of it seems to be played for comedy. Edward G in an apron!!!! Maybe this was the antithesis of Woman in the Window the Lange movie with which it shares many elements. It also made me realise that whereas woman seem to be very powerful in noir, men are often diminished. Even Bogart and Mitchum, who know where their female nemeses are coming from, still allow themselves to be led down those mean streets. Is this mysoginie? Well, yes but I believe that, like all subversive genres. noir allows us to indulge our secret desires at least until the