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    A hitman (Alan Ladd) dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him in This Gun For Hire (1942).

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This Gun For Hire - (Original Trailer)

This Gun For Hire - (Original Trailer)
A hitman (Alan Ladd) dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him in This Gun For Hire (1942).>
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Boyfriend cop Mike (Robert Preston) seeing off singing magician and under-cover operative Ellen (Veronica Lake), who by chance meets Alan Ladd (as fugitive "Raven,") their first scene in their first movie together, in This Gun For Hire, 1942.>
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First appearance by Veronica Lake as singer-magician "Ellen," auditioning for night club operator and industrial spy Gates (Laird Cregar), song by Jacques Press and Frank Loesser, in This Gun For Hire, 1942. >
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