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The Narrow Margin

The Narrow Margin(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster''''s moll on a tense train ride.

Cast & Crew

Charles McGraw Det. Sgt. Walter Brown
Marie Windsor Mrs. Neall, alias of Sarah Meggs
Jacqueline White Ann Sinclair, alias of Mrs. Neall
Gordon Gebert Tommy Sinclair
Queenie Leonard Mrs. Troll
David Clarke Joseph Kemp
Peter Virgo Densel
Don Beddoe Gus Forbes
Paul Maxey Sam Jennings
Harry Harvey Train conductor
Mike Lally Cab driver
Don Dillaway Reporter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 2 May 1952; New York opening: 3 May 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  AFI Library; EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  70-71 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,420    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Parallel universe of noir

    TK 2018-05-06

    I agree with an earlier reviewer about the logic of noir. Some movie genres may require totally logical plot elements to be worthwhile but when it comes to... MORE>

  • Marie makes it sing!

    Moose 2018-05-06

    I watch this great noir whenever it's on. McGraw is so tough he could chew nails into tinfoil. As many reviewers have said, there are flaws. However,... MORE>

  • all aboard the pun express.

    a.morris 2018-05-01

    the male lead was an emperor of the north in my book. the story was like a silver streak in the night. some may say the movie was 20th century limited..... MORE>