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Red Light(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An embezzler's revenge on the businessman who turned him in leads to a bloody vendetta.

Cast & Crew

Roy Del Ruth Director
George Raft John Torno
Virginia Mayo Carla North
Gene Lockhart Warni Hazard
Raymond Burr Nick Cherney
Barton MacLane Strecker
Arthur Franz Jess Torno
Ken Murray Himself
William Frawley Hotel clerk
Arthur Shields Father Redmond
Frank Orth Stoner
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 15 Sep 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI*; UCLA
35mm nitrate; 9 reels of 9 (ca. 9000 ft.); M4183; F44-R8-1
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Roy Del Ruth Productions
Duration(mins):  84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,518    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Good film noir!

    RedRain 2012-11-30

    Great story and not plodding. The title "Red Light" comes from the fact that the brother who is killed leaves a message in a hotel Bible for the... MORE>

  • Professionals at Work

    Lansing Sexton 2011-12-01

    "Red Light" is a fine B noir. Leonard Maltin calls it turgid, and David Kalat constantly damns it for not being "Double Indemnity", and... MORE>

  • Hollywood got it Right

    Dan Scott 2011-10-19

    One of the few films written where Hollyeood got it right. The use of scriptures was appropriate and revealing, and not preachy. There was no... MORE>