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Act of Violence

Act of Violence(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.

Cast & Crew

Fred Zinnemann Director
Van Heflin Frank R. Enley
Robert Ryan Joe Parkson
Janet Leigh Edith Enley
Harry Antrim Fred [Finney]
Connie Gilchrist Martha [Finney]
Tom Hanlon Radio voice
Phil Tead Clerk
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 22 Jan 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  EB; Ted 16mm #414-1; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  82 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,387    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • P.S. - Poignant Soundtrack

    el debbo 2018-06-07

    In case the background music sounds vaguely familiar, as it did to me, it is Hal's Theme from the movie Picnic. Used as he rides the rails to town and... MORE>

  • Just goes to show you...

    el debbo 2018-05-20

    there's no need for horrific visuals to create fear. I was on edge for most of this movie and really creeped-out every time I heard that... MORE>

  • The Quaker star of Noir

    Kristin H 2018-01-21

    With his rugged good looks and his college training as a boxer, Robert Ryan fills the bill as a Noir bad guy. But he was always a bad guy with a... MORE>