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This Gun for Hire (1942)

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Starring (View all)
Veronica Lake Veronica Lake
Ellen Graham
Robert Preston Robert Preston
Michael Crane
Laird Cregar Laird Cregar
Willard Gates
Alan Ladd Alan Ladd
Philip Raven
Tully Marshall Tully Marshall
Alvin Brewster
Olin Howland Olin Howland
Blair Fletcher
Roger Imhof Roger Imhof
Senator Burnett


Written by (View all)
Albert Maltz Albert Maltz
(screen play) and
W.R. Burnett W.R. Burnett
(screen play)


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Description: One of Hollywood’s classic hard-boiled thrillers and a favorite of suspense film lovers, the picture marked the first hit pairing of tough guy Alan Ladd, in the role that made him an instant star, and sultry blonde bombshell Veronica Lake. Adapted from a novel by Graham Greene, it’s the hard-edge story of love, power and betrayal set in the seamy underworld of the 1940’s. Raven (Alan Ladd) is a cold-blooded professional killer who’s been double-crossed by his client. Ellen (Veronica Lake) is a beautiful nightclub singer who’s spying on the corrupt boss. Lt. Michael Crane (Robert Preston) is a dedicated cop who want ... (more)
Release date: 19 June 1942
UPC: 025192550027
Tags: Film Noir (7), Thriller (5), 1942 (5), 1940s (3), Alan Ladd (3), Robert Preston (3), Veronica Lake (3), Black And White (3), Crime (3), Classic (2), Gangster (2), Mikhail Rasmuny (1), Diner (1), Romance (1), Charles C. Wilson (1), Murder (1), Drama (1), Harry Shannon (1), Conspiracy (1), Suspense (1)
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