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The Big Combo

The Big Combo(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

A police detective tries to convict a mob boss by going to the man's girlfriend.

Cast & Crew

Joseph Lewis Director
Cornel Wilde Lt. Leonard Diamond
Richard Conte Mr. Brown
Brian Donlevy Joe McClure
Jean Wallace Susan Lowell
Robert Middleton Capt. Jeff Peterson
Helen Walker Alicia Brown
Jay Adler Sam Hill
John Hoyt Nils Dreyer
Ted de Corsia Ralph Bettini
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
EB; AFI Library*
Is a numbered video from Library, complete print
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Allied Artists Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Theodora Productions, Inc., Security Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  86 or 89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,992    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • the definition of noir = "the big combo"

    el debbo 2014-01-12

    If I could give it six stars, I would. The script is brilliant, the photography is superb, it moves along so fast I had to watch it twice to understand it... MORE>

  • First Rate Film Noir

    Bruce Reber 2011-10-20

    "The Big Combo" is a very dark film noir about a tough cop (played by Cornel Wilde) who's trying to nail a gangster (played by Richard... MORE>

  • UNDERRATED NOIR GEM

    BRUCE R 2007-06-14

    I SAW IT FOR THE FIRST TIME LAST NIGHT AND LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT.EVERYTHING ABOUT IT QUALIFIES IT AS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL FILM NOIRS OF THE... MORE>