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    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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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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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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Opening scene, Raven (Alan Ladd) arises and checks his assignment, tangles with the maid (Pamela Blake) then visits blackmailer Baker (Frank Ferguson) and his secretary (Bernadene Hayes), in This Gun For Hire, 1942, from a Graham Greene novel.>
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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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