Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can't abide guns and those who use them. But violence descends on Ellen's household willy-nilly when the U.S. President passes through town... and slightly psycho hired assassin John Baron finds the Benson home ideal for an ambush. Written by
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The rifle the gangsters are using is a German Gewehr 43, also known as a G43 or a Gew 43. It is semi-automatic and fires an 8mm cartridge. It is well-suited for the task they are undertaking. See more »
When Pidge swaps guns, the Schick electric shaver in the drawer changes positions in different camera angles. See more »
Got this on DVD at the .99 store for...well you know. There's some decent movies for that price there.
Sinatra is the best actor in this movie. I enjoyed Sterling Hayward in Kubrick's The Killing and then bought his autobiography, The Wanderer. I enjoy the character actors in such movies but best of all the actual scenery representing life in 1954--that's history brought to life. I love seeing the store fronts, cars, dress and cultural norms. Great stuff.
As stated, Hayward has a machine gun acting style--made for the B movie. He's a natural actor yet I get the idea he never really worked at his craft. Sinatra looks mean and has the look about him--the stare in his eye that indicates a lion inside. He would have made a great gangster actor.
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