The Vicious Circle (1948 film)

The Vicious Circle is a 1948 American drama film directed by W. Lee Wilder and based on the play The Burning Bush by Heinz Herald and Geza Herczeg. The film is also known as The Woman in Brown.

The Vicious Circle
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Directed byW. Lee Wilder
Written byHeinz Herald (play) and
Geza Herczeg (play and screenplay) and
Guy Endore (screenplay)
Noel Langley (adaption)
Produced byW. Lee Wilder
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byJohn F. Link Sr.
Asa Boyd Clark
Music byPaul Dessau
W. Lee Wilder Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • July 21, 1948 (1948-07-21) (United States)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot summaryEdit

A rich Hungarian baron discovers that there are large oil deposits underneath properties owned by the villagers. He buys up all the property except those owned by Jewish families, who refuse to sell. In order to circumvent their refusal, he has the men charged with the murder of a woman, who had recently committed suicide.



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