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This Gun for Hire

This Gun for Hire(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.

Cast & Crew

Frank Tuttle Director
Veronica Lake Ellen Graham
Robert Preston Michael Crane
Laird Cregar Willard Gates
Alan Ladd Philip Raven
Tully Marshall Alvin Brewster
Olin Howlin Blair Fletcher
Roger Imhof Senator Burnett
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 13 May 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  80-81 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,350    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Alan Ladd's First Major Film Role

    Bruce Reber 2012-03-21

    I watched "This Gun For Hire" on TCM again late Tuesday night 3/20/12 (actually 1:30 AM Wednesday 3/21/12), and it's a very powerful early... MORE>

  • Love this film

    jack 2011-08-10

    I just saw this movie a few days ago for the first time and loved it. I enjoyed Ladd's portrayal of a totally cold and amoral character. A shame... MORE>

  • this gun for hire alan ladd 1942

    philip klein 2011-05-03

    i have been waiting for tcm to show this film i am a fan of tcm, my favorites are FILM NOIRplease schedule this one for me and veronica lake/ alan... MORE>