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Short Cut to Hell(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.

Cast & Crew

James Cagney Director
Robert Ivers Kyle [Niles]
Georgann Johnson Glory Hamilton
William Bishop Sgt. Stan Lowery
Murvyn Vye Nichols
Milton Frome L.A. police captain
Dennis McMullen L.A. policeman
William Newell Hotel manager
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [VistaVision Motion Picture High-Fidelity]
AFI
AFI=BOB commercial tape, missing Paramount opening credits
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  87 or 89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Release this great remake on DVD

    Bil 2007-07-10

    Shortcut to Hell is a great remake of the old Alan Ladd chestnut This Gun for Hire. Robert Ivers, who never really went anywhere was great as I remember. ... MORE>