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Backfire(1950)

Also Known As: Somewhere in the City |

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Brief Synopsis

A veteran tries to clear an old friend of a murder charge.

Cast & Crew

Viveca Lindfors Lysa Radolph
Dane Clark Ben Arno, also known as Lou Walsh
Virginia Mayo Julie Benson
Edmond O'Brien Steve Connolly
Gordon MacRae Bob Corey
Ed Begley Captain Garcia
Frances Robinson Mrs. Blayne
Richard Rober Solly Blayne
Sheila Stephens Bonnie Willis
Monte Blue Det. Sgt. Pluthner
Ida Moore Sybil
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  UCLA
35mm nitrate print*; 10 reels of 10 (ca. 10000 ft.) F59-R2-23-32; M1810
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  91-92 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,156    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • I SECOND THAT EMOTION . . .

    Dan Hand 2012-12-12

    Viveca Lindfors is physically exquisite! Dane Clark, usually a supporting player, gets a shot at a lead, for a change, but really lacks the gravitas and... MORE>

  • Rich script

    I_Fortuna 2012-12-12

    Viveca Lindfors is stunningly beautiful and I enjoyed her performance in this movie. This was very good in that the script was rich and moved along... MORE>

  • Okay film noir

    RedRain 2012-12-12

    Not a great film but one that does manage to hold your interest throughout. Virginia Mayo was truly a beauty back then and, in this role, actually plays a... MORE>