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Out of the Past (13-Nov-1947)

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Writer: Geoffrey Homes

From novel: Build My Gallows High by Geoffrey Homes (pseudonym of Daniel Mainwaring)

Music by: Roy Webb

Producer: Warren Duff

Keywords: Drama, Film Noir

A private eye in trouble bides his time running a roadside filling station near Bakersfield. One day an acquaintance arrives with a message for him, that the mobster he had wronged was looking for him. A complex story of murder, a missing $40,000, and double crosses unfolds in flashback. Stylish and masterful noir directed by Jacques Tourneur, among the best ever produced. Entered 1991 into the National Film Registry.

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Robert Mitchum   ...   Jeff
Jane Greer   ...   Kathie
Kirk Douglas   ...   Whit
Rhonda Fleming   ...   Meta Carson
Richard Webb   ...   Jim
Steve Brodie   ...   Fisher
Virginia Huston   ...   Ann
Paul Valentine   ...   Joe
Dickie Moore   ...   The Kid
Ken Niles   ...   Leonard Eels


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