The Flaming Urge (1953)

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A small town is victimized by many unexplained fires.


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9 November 1998 | imdbbart
Worth watching only for the hidden history aspect.
This movie uses the pyromaniac urge as an extraordinarily transparent metaphor for homosexuality. While it's really not worth watching strictly on its merits as a film, as part of the history of hidden homosexuality and as an example of a "coded" film (easily translated), it's stupendous.

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Crime | Drama




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Monroe, Michigan, USA

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