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Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire(1942)

Also Known As: Blonde Blitzkrieg | From A to Z | The Professor and the Burlesque Queen |

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Brief Synopsis

A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.

Cast & Crew

Howard Hawks Director
Gary Cooper Prof. Bertram Potts
Barbara Stanwyck Sugarpuss O'Shea
Oscar Homolka Prof. Gurkakoff
Henry Travers Prof. Jerome
S. Z. Sakall Prof. Magenbruch
Tully Marshall Prof. Robinson
Leonid Kinskey Prof. Quintana
Richard Haydn Prof. Oddly
Aubrey Mather Prof. Peagram
Allen Jenkins Garbage man
Dana Andrews Joe Lilac
Dan Duryea Duke Pastrami
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110-111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,032    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • P.S.

    Elaine Lamana 2014-05-04

    I forgot to put the star rating! I'm so embarrassed. MORE>

  • Great moments

    Elaine Lamana 2014-05-04

    So many lovely moments in this movie. It's not the greatest film ever, but it's certainly pleasant to watch--all those terrific supporting... MORE>

  • Am I supposed to like this?

    el debbo 2014-03-02

    Whenever they wanted Stanwyck to appear sexy, they brought out the sequins. Forget-about-it. She was smart, snappy, a great actress... but sexy? No. So... MORE>