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Act of Violence

Act of Violence(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.

Cast & Crew

Fred Zinnemann Director
Van Heflin Frank R. Enley
Robert Ryan Joe Parkson
Janet Leigh Edith Enley
Harry Antrim Fred [Finney]
Connie Gilchrist Martha [Finney]
Tom Hanlon Radio voice
Phil Tead Clerk
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 22 Jan 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  EB; Ted 16mm #414-1; 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):  82 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,387    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Excellent Film

    WOW 2014-03-28

    Ryan v Heflin,wrongs being righted,WWII POWs meet again to resolve differences,stalking,man on run,soliciting murder,ends tragically,but a powerful... MORE>

  • CHECK IT OUT.................

    Michael Steven 2012-02-26

    "ACT OF VIOLENCE"is a part of the film-noir era of Hollywood.By the late 40's-early 50's............things were changing.Van Heflin... MORE>

  • Furious film noir classic

    Emgee 2010-10-25

    There are a lot of merely good film noirs, but this is one of the greats. The suspense is there from the get-go, and keeps on the boil till the (literally)... MORE>