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High Sierra (21-Jan-1941)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Writers: John Huston; W. R. Burnett

From novel: High Sierra by W. R. Burnett

Music by: Adolph Deutsch

Keywords: Crime

Roy Earle is released from his life prison sentence after a pardon by the Governor, is hired by gangster Big Mac to lead the heist a Palm Springs resort. But his crew is inexperienced and things go badly. The sympathetic Earle is one of Bogart's finest roles, catapulting him to the top of the marquee for subsequent films. Remade by Walsh as Colorado Territory (1949).

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Willie Best
Actor
27-May-1913 27-Feb-1962 Sleep 'n' Eat
Humphrey Bogart
Actor
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
Spencer Charters
Actor
25-Mar-1875 25-Jan-1943 Character actor
Jerome Cowan
Actor
6-Oct-1897 24-Jan-1972 Miracle on 34th Street
Minna Gombell
Actor
28-May-1892 14-Apr-1973 Block-Heads
Paul Harvey
Actor
10-Sep-1882 5-Dec-1955 American character actor
Henry Hull
Actor
3-Oct-1890 8-Mar-1977 Werewolf of London
Arthur Kennedy
Actor
17-Feb-1914 5-Jan-1990 The Man from Laramie
Joan Leslie
Actor
26-Jan-1925   Yankee Doodle Dandy
Ida Lupino
Actor
4-Feb-1918 3-Aug-1995 The Man I Love
Donald MacBride
Actor
23-Jun-1889 21-Jun-1957 High Sierra
Barton MacLane
Actor
25-Dec-1902 1-Jan-1969 Gen. Peterson on I Dream of Jeannie
George Meeker
Actor
5-Mar-1904 19-Aug-1984 History Is Made at Night
Elisabeth Risdon
Actor
26-Apr-1887 20-Dec-1958 The Roaring Twenties
Henry Travers
Actor
5-Mar-1874 18-Oct-1965 It's a Wonderful Life
Cornel Wilde
Actor
13-Oct-1915 16-Oct-1989 A Song to Remember

CAST

Starring
Ida Lupino   ...   Marie
Humphrey Bogart   ...   Roy Earle
with
Alan Curtis   ...   Babe
Arthur Kennedy   ...   Red
Joan Leslie   ...   Velma
Henry Hull   ...   Doc Banton
and
Henry Travers   ...   Pa
Jerome Cowan   ...   Healy
Minna Gombell   ...   Mrs. Baughmam
Barton MacLane   ...   Jake Kranmer
Donald MacBride   ...   Big Mac
Willie Best   ...   Algernon
Zero   ...   Pard, the Dog
Elizabeth Risdon   ...   Ma
Cornel Wilde   ...   Louis Mendoza
Paul Harvey   ...   Mr. Baughmam
Isabel Jewell   ...   Blonde
Spencer Charters   ...   Ed
George Meeker   ...   Pfiffer
Robert Strange   ...   Art
John Eldredge   ...   Lon Preiser
Sam Hayes   ...   Announcer

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