Out of the Past

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Out of the Past Review


Widely hailed as a classic of film noir, Out of the Past is difficult, complex, and not entirely satisfying. The Robert Mitchum caper has the star as a gas station attendent with a past shrouded in mystery, namely involving a lot of money and a dame (Greer), of course. The money and the dame belong to Kirk Douglas, and most everyone ends up dead. A little too brooding and stylish for its own good, if you ask me.

Based on the book Build My Gallows High.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 13th November 1947

Distributed by: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES

Production compaines: RKO Radio Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Fresh: 29 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 8.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Producer:

Starring: as Jeff Bailey, as Kathie Moffat, as Whit Sterling, as Meta Carson, as Jimmy, as Jack Fisher, Virginia Huston as Ann Miller, Paul Valentine as Joe Stephanos, Dickie Moore as The Kid, Ken Niles as Leonard Eels

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