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The Tall Target (1951) (Man on the Train) (1951)

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Dick Powell Dick Powell
John Kennedy
Paula Raymond Paula Raymond
Ginny Beaufort
Adolphe Menjou Adolphe Menjou
Colonel Caleb Jeffers
Marshall Thompson Marshall Thompson
Lance Beaufort
Ruby Dee Ruby Dee
Rachel - Slave Maid
Richard Rober Richard Rober
Lt. Coulter
Leif Erickson Leif Erickson
Stranger
Will Geer Will Geer
Homer Crowley - Train Conductor


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Release date: 17 August 1951
Tags: Drama (1), Thriller (1), Adventure (1), Crime (1), 1951 (1)
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"28.4 Yhdysvallat/Mann Napakassa pikku jännärissä ollaan junassa ja Dick Powell yrittää pysäyttää salajuonen Lincolnin murhaamiseksi. Juna on klassinen ja usein toimiva tapahtumapaikka elokuvalle. Tall Target ei jätä montaa lajityypin kiveä kääntämättä. Kokonaisesityksenä elokuva on jotenkin hajuton ja mauton. Joku äksönkohtaus ja juna täyteen värikkäitä luonnenäyttelijöitten sivuhahmoja olisivat saattaneet kohottaa tämän klassikoksi."


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"As in Reign of Terror, Anthony Mann fashions a noir mini-masterpiece out of incongruous period reconstruction. The hook is the Baltimore Plot, a conspiracy which in 1861 attempted to kill Abraham Lincoln (the “tall target”) during the inaugurating train ride of the Ohio & Baltimore Railway. Dick Powell, flashing the tough-guy persona from Murder, My Sweet like a badge, stars as John Kennedy, who protects Abe from the assassins hidden in the shadows, making creative, gruesome use of locomotiv"


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