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Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole(1951)

Also Known As: The Big Carnival | The Human Interest Story |

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Brief Synopsis

A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
Kirk Douglas Charles [Chuck] Tatum
Jan Sterling Lorraine [Minosa]
Bob Arthur Herbie Cook
Porter Hall Jacob Q. Boot
Frank Cady Mr. [Al] Federber
Richard Benedict Leo Minosa
Ray Teal Sheriff [Gus Kretzer]
Lewis Martin McCardle
John Berkes Papa Minosa
Frances Dominguez Mama Minosa
Gene Evans Deputy sheriff
Frank Jaquet [Sam] Smollett
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  NR Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Jun 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI Library (under "Big Carnival"); AFI
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  110-112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Ace in the Hole

    John 2013-08-02

    Overall-3/5Lead Performers-3/5Supporting Cast-3/5Director-5/5Screenplay-3/5Cinematography-4/5Importance-2/5Recommendation for fans of the genre-3/5 MORE>

  • ace in the hole

    jae 2013-05-17

    there are so many slimy people in this movie it drips from the screen. love kirk douglas but i want to punch the dimple off his chin. i kept asking myself... MORE>

  • Excellent

    Christine Hoard-Barre 2013-05-03

    This is one of those movies that I watch whenever it's on no matter how many times I've seen it. I think it's one of Wilder's best and... MORE>