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The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice(1946)

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Brief Synopsis

Illicit lovers plot to kill the woman's older husband.

Cast & Crew

Tay Garnett Director
Lana Turner Cora Smith
John Garfield Frank Chambers
Cecil Kellaway Nick Smith
Hume Cronyn Arthur Keats
Leon Ames Kyle Sackett
Audrey Totter Madge Gorland
Alan Reed Ezra Liam Kennedy
Jeff York Blair
Charles Williams Jimmie White

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 3 May 1946
Release Date:  1946 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):  113 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Good Adaptation of Great Novel

    Murray Gilkeson 2015-06-23

    I want to echo what was just said. As good as Garfield and Turner were, my favorite part is the courtroom drama duel between Hugh Cronym and Leon Ames.... MORE>

  • Color in black and white

    Don Letta 2014-04-18

    I love the way Lana's character is suggested by wearing either black or white...not too subtle, but a clever trick. While this one is the high... MORE>

  • It's HOT in here!

    RedRain 2013-07-15

    Gracious me but this film is so hot you can barely stand it! Lana Turner and John Garfield just heat things up from the get-go and she is as incredibly... MORE>