The Vintage Trailer of the Day Finds a Picture of James Madison in a Box of Cracker Jacks

Every day, come rain or shine or internet tubes breaking, Film School Rejects showcases a trailer from the past.

This trailer is hunting down a man while working on its Barbara Stanwyck impression. Robert Altman displays his mastery of subtle comedy alongside the dark mystery and murder of classic noir.

The movie begs the question of whether killing your wife or stealing someone’s money is the bigger crime.

Think you know what it is? Check the trailer out for yourself:

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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