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Today in Movie History: May 11

Dark and gloomy filmsĀ rule the roost today, with one bright ray of sunshine from Robert Redford. We’ll start with the masterpiece: Fritz Lang’s M, a chilling study in crime, compulsion and human evil thatĀ made a star out of Peter Lorre… whose unsettling performance as a child killer captured and tried by the criminal underworld launched an entire career of playing …