Directed by Robert Siodmak. With Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, and Edmond O’Brien. In this essential film noir classic (based on a Hemingway story), an insurance investigator tries to find out why an ex-boxer was gunned down in a small town. Burt Lancaster’s screen debut. Has a perfect 100% “fresh” rating on RottenTomatoes.com.
USA, 1946, b&w, 35mm, 105 min.
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