The File On Thelma Jordan (1950) Starring Barbara Stanwyck
A woman agrees to help a man rob her rich aunt but things all go wrong when she is forced to shoot her during the robbery. Beautiful Thelma Jordon shows up one night at the office of assistant district attorney Cleve Marshall seeking his help in solving a series of robberies at her wealthy aunt’s estate. Despite being married, Cleve falls for Thelma and they become involved in an illicit affair. When Thelma’s aunt is found murdered, Cleve’s love for Thelma leads him to ignore his suspicions and cover up evidence incriminating her. His attempts to exonerate Thelma draw him into a tangled web of theft, murder and deceit. Director: Robert Siodmak. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck as Thelma Jordon, Wendell Corey as Cleve Marshall, Paul Kelly as Miles Scott, Joan Tetzel as Pamela Marshall. Classic film noir!