Run time: 86 min
Genres: Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Writers: John Paxton, Richard Brooks
Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan
A man is found beaten to death, with no usual motive. Young is the detective on the case; Mitchum is a laconic army sergeant assisting in the investigation of G.I. suspects; and Ryan plays a vicious bigot in this landmark film noir, which was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Release Date: 22 July 1947 (USA)
Budget: $250,000 (estimated)