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The Narrow Margin

The Narrow Margin(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's moll on a tense train ride.

Cast & Crew

Charles McGraw Det. Sgt. Walter Brown
Marie Windsor Mrs. Neall, alias of Sarah Meggs
Jacqueline White Ann Sinclair, alias of Mrs. Neall
Gordon Gebert Tommy Sinclair
Queenie Leonard Mrs. Troll
David Clarke Joseph Kemp
Peter Virgo Densel
Don Beddoe Gus Forbes
Paul Maxey Sam Jennings
Harry Harvey Train conductor
Mike Lally Cab driver
Don Dillaway Reporter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 2 May 1952; New York opening: 3 May 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  AFI Library; EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  70-71 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,420    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • snip, snip, snip

    Don Letta 2014-09-17

    Beside the stellar acting and cinematography, special attention should be payed to the editing (usually makes or breaks a film). The whole film is enhanced... MORE>

  • The Narrow Margin

    Goetan 2013-06-14

    An impressive train thriller. McGraw is a tough cop transporting Windsor's gangster's moll to testify before the Grand Jury. Though it... MORE>

  • Really good!

    tharold 2013-02-28

    Wow- had never seen this before and was totally blown away. Truly an exciting, fast paced B thriller! Why is it that RKO always made the best film noir... MORE>