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The Big Heat

The Big Heat(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.

Cast & Crew

Fritz Lang Director
Glenn Ford Dave Bannion
Gloria Grahame Debby Marsh
Jocelyn Brando Katie Bannion
Alexander Scourby Mike Lagana
Lee Marvin Vince Stone
Jeanette Nolan Bertha Duncan
Willis Bouchey Lt. Ted Wilkes
Robert Burton Gus Burke
Adam Williams Larry Gordon
Howard Wendell Commissioner Higgins
Chris Alcaide George Rose
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 14 Oct 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  88-89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Who caught the homage to " Gilda" . . . .

    Andrea 2015-08-03

    When " Put the Blame on Mame" plays on the jukebox the third time Bannion exits The Retreat, having just bested two of the thugs. Go Fritz... MORE>

  • the big heat

    kevin sellers 2015-08-03

    Wonder if the previous reviewer is the same "Johnny" who called "The Searchers" "just another Indian/Cowboy movie"? Sounds... MORE>

  • One of the most LAUGHABLE films noirs ever.

    johnny 2015-06-07

    I can't stop laughing at Glenn Ford. What a joke! MORE>