The Murder Men (later presented as an episode of the TV show Cain's Hundred which was called Blues for a Junkman, in 1962) is a 1961 film starring Peter Mark Richman, James Coburn, and Dorothy Dandridge.
Norma Sherman, is a night-club singer and addict who, upon being released from jail, attempts to win back the love of her husband.
- Mark Richman as Nick Cain
- James Coburn as Arthur Troy
- Dorothy Dandridge as Norma Sherman
- Joe Mantell as Maury Troy
- Ivan Dixon as Joe Sherman
- Ed Asner as Dave Keller
One commentator called Dorothy Dandridge's role in this film "one of (her) most interesting late performances". This was her last film.
- Aberjhani; Sandra L. West (2003). "Dorothy Dandridge". Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Infobase. pp. 81–82. ISBN 9781438130170. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
- Gwendolyn Audrey Foster (1999). Captive bodies: postcolonial subjectivity in cinema. SUNY press. p. 184. ISBN 9780791441558. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
- Foster, page 184