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Desert Fury

Desert Fury(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.

Cast & Crew

Lewis Allen Director
John Hodiak Eddie Bendix
Lizabeth Scott Paula Haller
Burt Lancaster Tom Hanson
Wendell Corey Johnny Ryan
Mary Astor Fritzie Haller
Kristine Miller Claire Lindquist
William Harrigan Judge Berle Lindquist
James Flavin [Sheriff] Pat Johnson
Jane Novak Mrs. Lindquist
Ana Camargo Rosa [Mexican maid]
Milt Kibbee Mike, bartender
Ralph Peters Pete, café owner
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  A Hal B. Wallis Production
EB*; Mertz AFI
EB: loaner #1907, Oct 93
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Hal Wallis Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  94-95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • was it that good?

    julie bozarth 2013-09-03

    i haven't seen this movie in years. i would SO like to see it again. i could buy it for a fortune - it's available from criterion collection, but... MORE>

  • DESERT FURY

    sally 2012-09-20

    Why does it takes years for good movies like this one to be released on DVD? I'm still waiting for it. MORE>

  • Desert Fury

    Joan 2012-08-09

    Please show this wonderful older movie...soon. It reminds me of several of the old desert towns in Nevada. The story and the cast are very good. Please! MORE>