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The Big Heat


Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby View All


Fritz Lang (Director), Sydney Boehm (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 14th, 1953
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment in 1997.
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Debby strongly cultivates a little girl persona, which keeps her in the relatively good graces of Laganas crew, but doesnt protect her from the violence she receives at Stones hands.
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Director Fritz Lang pulled out all the film making stops and gave us one finely honed film noir, with richly defined characters and an interwoven plot that makes The Big Heat one of the must see film noirs.
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