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Bullets for O'Hara (1941)

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A detective (Roger Pryor) courts a gangster's (Anthony Quinn) ex-wife (Joan Perry) to lure him into a trap.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Perry ...
Patricia Van Dyne
Roger Pryor ...
Mike O'Hara
Tony Van Dyne
Elaine Standish
Dick Purcell ...
Richard Ainley ...
McKay Standish
Hobart Bosworth ...
Richard Palmer (as DeWolf Hopper)
Joan Winfield ...
Marjorie Palmer
Joe King ...
Maxwell (as Joseph King)
Victor Zimmerman ...
Hank Mann ...
Kenneth Harlan ...


A detective (Roger Pryor) courts a gangster's (Anthony Quinn) ex-wife (Joan Perry) to lure him into a trap.

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Release Date:

19 July 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Keine Blumen für O'Hara  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When Tony Van Dyne has his host, McKay Standish, open the safe he and McKay struggle causing the bonds McKay Standish is holding to go flying all over the room. In the next scene they are not there. See more »


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The Wedding March
(1843) (uncredited)
From "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played as background music after the wedding
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Saying the words
8 June 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Anthony Hopkins tells the story of working with Katherine Hepburn on A LION IN WINTER, how she said "Don't speak the line, just say it." In this largely uninteresting second feature -- or third feature, we see evidence that advice is good advice. Almost everyone speaks their lines portentously, in an effort to give them weight and importance. Only third-billed Anthony Quinn just says his lines, as if they had just occurred to him, and he is present in the moment and much more intelligent in presentation than everyone else. He steals the show from first-billed Joan Perry and eponymous, second-billed Roger Pryor.

I cannot recommend this movie particularly, but if you feel a need to see it, you'll enjoy it for Quinn.

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