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The Tall Target

The Tall Target(1951)

Also Known As: Man on the Train |

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Brief Synopsis

A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Mann Director
Dick Powell John Kennedy
Paula Raymond Ginny Beaufort
Adolphe Menjou Col. Caleb Jeffers
Marshall Thompson Lance Beaufort
Ruby Dee Rachel
Richard Rober Lt. Coulter
Leif Erickson The stranger
Will Geer Homer Crowley
Florence Bates Mrs. Charlotte Alsop
Victor Kilian John K. Gannon
Katharine Warren Mrs. Gibbons
Peter Brocco Fernandina
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  75 or 78 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,998    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • a movie movie

    anthony 2011-07-01

    Get on that train with Dick Powell and enjoy the ride! MORE>

  • Little Known Film Has Big Impact.(1951)

    nshepard 2011-06-11

    John Kennedy(Dick Powell) discovers an assasination attempt on President Lincoln. the location is on a train, and only Dick Powell can stop it. Taught... MORE>

  • Great Train Film

    Ken 2009-02-09

    For those who enjoy suspense aboard a train, and a little bit of history this is a great 'comfort movie'. That term refers to a film that is fun... MORE>