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Out of the Past

Out of the Past(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.

Cast & Crew

Robert Mitchum Jeff [Bailey, previously known as Jeff Markham]
Jane Greer Kathie [Moffat]
Kirk Douglas Whit [Sterling]
Rhonda Fleming Meta Carson
Steve Brodie [Jack] Fisher
Virginia Huston Ann [Miller]
Paul Valentine Joe [Stefanos]
Dickie Moore The Kid
Ken Niles [Leonard] Eels
Lee Elson Policeman
Frank Wilcox Sheriff Douglas

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  Pat's personal tape*; AFI
complete credits, May 93
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):  95-97 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,696    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Out of the Past-great writing

    AnnieD 2014-07-25

    "Out of the Past" is one of my favorite noir films (along with 'Double Indemnity' and 'Asphalt Jungle')...Robert Mitchum in... MORE>

  • A Dark, Delicious Masterpiece

    Cheryl 2013-12-20

    So many reasons to savor this film! To name just a few: the verbal, but nonetheless lethal, sparring matches between Douglas and Mitchum - you can... MORE>

  • One of the best film noire.

    denscul 2013-09-12

    This film has many up and coming stars. Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleeming and playing his last role is long time child actor Dickie Moore who... MORE>