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Second Chance (1953)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir  |  18 July 1953 (USA)
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Mobster Vic Spalato's girlfriend Claire is in hiding in Mexico and she's willing to testify for a US Senate investigation committee, if she can make it back to the US alive.

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Cast

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Russ Lambert
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Clare Shepperd, alias Clare Sinclair
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Cappy Gordon
Sandro Giglio ...
Cable Car Conductor
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Vasco
Reginald Sheffield ...
Mr. Woburn
Margaret Brewster ...
Mrs. Woburn
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Charley Malloy
Salvador Baguez ...
Officer Hernandez
Maurice Jara ...
Fernando
Judy Walsh ...
Maria
Dan Seymour ...
Felipe
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Mandy
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Edward Dawson
Abel Fernandez ...
Rivera
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Storyline

Claire Sinclair is hiding in Mexico to avoid testifying against her gangster boyfriend. Her seclusion is made difficult by Cappy Gordon, a mob strongman out to kill her unless she runs off with him. Trying to help Claire is Russ Lambert, an American prizefighter. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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For the First Time--3D With Important Stars!


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18 July 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mörder ohne Maske  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film was RKO's first 3-D picture and did well at the box-office, despite the high cost of the 3-D.It also was released in standard 2-D. See more »

Quotes

Russ: Which do you suppose came first, the hotel or all this atmosphere?
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Referenced in Mondo Lugosi (1987) See more »

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Great 3-D effects
7 February 1999 | by (san diego ca) – See all my reviews

This film is typical but enjoyable Mitchum/Darnell film noir with the added twist of 3-D. Rudolph Mate best known for his work as a cinematographer directed the film and the visuals are outstanding. I only wish we had a second chance to see it in 3-D.


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