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    Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Rod Steiger and Ida Lupino all starring in Clifford Odets' Hollywood expose The Big Knife (1956).

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Big Knife, The - (Original Trailer - textless)
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy man...
Big Knife, The - (Original Trailer - textless)
Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Rod Steiger and Ida Lupino all starring in Clifford Odets' Hollywood expose The Big Knife (1956).>
Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Drunken Blackbirds
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Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Drunken Blackbirds
Jean Hagen (as "Connie") is the unabashed vamp visiting drunken movie star Charlie (Jack Palance), making clear she knows her husband is his fall-guy, in Robert Aldrich's The Big Knife, 1955.>
Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Express The Divine...
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Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Express The Divine Will
Rod Steiger (as Hoff) makes the thug studio boss the smartest guy in the room, with hack Smiley (Wendell Corey) visiting star Charlie (Jack Palance) and agent Nat (Everett Sloane), in Robert Aldrich's The Big Knife, 1955.>
Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) God Bless
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Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) God Bless
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Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Open, What A Guy
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Big Knife, The -- (Movie Clip) Open, What A Guy
Richard Boone reads playwright Clifford Odets' opening to Robert Aldrich's blistering Hollywood drama The Big Knife, 1955, and introducing star Jack Palance.>
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