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Dirty Harry (22-Dec-1971)

Director: Don Siegel

Writers: Harry Julian Fink; R. M. Fink; Dean Riesner

Music: Lalo Schifrin

Producer: Don Siegel

Keywords: Crime, Dirty Harry, San Francisco

The Scorpio Killer leaves a trail of mayhem San Francisco; a morally ambiguous Police Inspector Harry Callahan tracks him down. Once caught, Scorpio exploits the system and finagles release, but Callahan is willing to disobey orders to free the city from the murderous psychopath. Eastwood's role was originally intended for Frank Sinatra. First of 5 Dirty Harry movies; entered 2012 into the National Film Registry.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clint Eastwood
Actor
31-May-1930   The Man With No Name
Harry Guardino
Actor
23-Dec-1925 17-Jul-1995 Houseboat
John Larch
Actor
4-Oct-1914 16-Oct-2005 Character actor
Andrew Robinson
Actor
14-Feb-1942   Garak on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
John Vernon
Actor
24-Feb-1932 1-Feb-2005 Dean Wormer in Animal House

CAST

Clint Eastwood   ...   Harry
Co-Starring
Harry Guardino   ...   Bressler
Reni Santoni   ...   Chico
Andrew Robinson   ...   Killer
John Larch   ...   Chief
Featuring
John Mitchum   ...   De Giorgio
Lyn Edgington   ...   Norma
Mae Mercer   ...   Mrs. Russell
Ruth Kobart   ...   Bus Driver
Woodrow Parfrey   ...   Mr. Jaffe
Josef Sommer   ...   Rothko
Maurice S. Argent   ...   Sid Kleinman
William Paterson   ...   Bannerman
Jo De Winter   ...   Miss Willis
James Nolan   ...   Liquor Proprietor
Craig G. Kelly   ...   Sgt. Reineke
and
John Vernon   ...   The Mayor

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