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White Heat

White Heat(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.

Cast & Crew

Raoul Walsh Director
James Cagney Cody Jarrett
Virginia Mayo Verna Jarrett
Edmond O'Brien Hank Fallon, also known as Vic Pardo
Margaret Wycherly Ma Jarrett
Steve Cochran Big Ed Somers
John Archer Philip Evans
Wally Cassell Cotton Valetti
Fred Clark The Trader
Ford Rainey Zuckie Hommell
Fred Coby Happy Taylor
G. Pat Collins The reader
Mickey Knox Het Kohler

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 2 Sep 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI EB*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  114-115 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • white heat

    kevin sellers 2015-07-11

    My favorite movies are the ones that combine probing character studies with lots of action. This is among the best of such movies. It's the pinnacle... MORE>

  • Wow!

    Jack T. 2015-07-04

    Never saw this outstanding film until today - thanks to TCM! For some reason, this picture never appealed to me. I mistakenly assumed it was just another... MORE>

  • Top of The World Ma!

    Delia 2015-02-19

    Brilliant tour de force by Cagney who pulls out all the stops as criminal Cody Jarrett. Nothing beats having your dear old Ma along for the ride and blonde... MORE>