The Big Clock Movie Review 1948

Information and Film Reviews for The Big Clock the Movie

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George Stroud (Milland) is the editor of the successful Crimeways magazine, owned by tyrannical publisher Earl Janoth (Laughton). Forced to miss a vacation with his wife Georgette (O'Sullivan), George winds up spending time with lovely Pauline (Johnson), whom he inadvertently discovers is the boss' mistress. Pauline's murdered and George is quick to realize all the clues are deliberately pointed in his direction. Classic crime melodrama adapted from Kenneth Fearing's novel. Remade as "No Way Out" (1987).


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 95 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Film Noir, Crimes of Passion, Frame-Ups
Jonathan Latimer
Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Macready, Rita Johnson, Dan Tobin, Elsa Lanchester, Harry (Henry) Morgan
John Seitz
John Farrow
Victor Young
Richard Maibaum, Paramount Pictures

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