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My Gun Is Quick
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Writers:
Mickey Spillane (novel)
Richard Collins (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
August 1957 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
IT RIPS - DEEP AS THE CLAW OF A KILLER! IT STRIPS - DOWN TO THE RAW THRILLS THAT ONLY SPILLANE COULD DISH OUT! (original poster - all caps) See more »
Plot:
A private detective helps a prostitute being assaulted, and notices that she is wearing a very unique ring... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Standard Mike Hammer thriller See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Robert Bray ... Mike Hammer
Whitney Blake ... Nancy Williams

Patricia Donahue ... Dione, Blonde Bar-Girl (as Pat Donague)
Donald Randolph ... Colonel Holloway
Pamela Duncan ... Velda, Hammer's Secretary
Booth Colman ... Det. Pat Chambers (as Booth Coleman)
Jan Chaney ... 'Red', Cafe Girl
Genie Coree ... Maria Teresa Garcia (as Gina Core)
Richard Garland ... Louis, Henchman
Charles Boaz ... Gangster
Peter Mamakos ... LaRoche - Smuggler Chief
Claire Carleton ... Proprietess
Phil Arnold ... 'Shorty', Cafe Proprietor
John Dennis ... Al
Terence de Marney ... Jean, the French Janitor (as Terrence De Marney)
Jackie Paul ... Stripper
Fred Essler ... Ludwig Teller
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Cisar ... Customs Inspector (uncredited)
Jack Holland ... Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Ray Kellogg ... Gunman on Boat (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Spectator at Murder Scene (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Extra at Customs (uncredited)

Directed by
Phil Victor 
George White 
 
Writing credits
Mickey Spillane (novel)

Richard Collins (screenplay) and
Richard Powell (screenplay)

Richard Powell (screen story)

Produced by
Victor Saville .... producer (as George A. White)
Phil Victor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Marlin Skiles 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Neumann 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Sullivan 
 
Production Design by
Boris Leven 
 
Art Direction by
Boris Leven (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Ross Dowd 
 
Makeup Department
Emile LaVigne .... makeup artist
Alice Monte .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Frank Parmenter .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Ralph Butler .... sound
Del Harris .... sound effects editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Hannawalt .... key grip (as Charles Hanawalt)
 
Casting Department
Ruth Burch .... casting supervisor
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bert Henrikson .... costumer: men
Adele Parmenter .... costumer: women
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jill Campbell .... music editor
Marlin Skiles .... conductor
Alexander Courage .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
John Williams .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mollie Kent .... script supervisor
Victor Saville .... presenter
 

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Runtime:
90 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
Robert Bray receives an "introducing" credit.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When they find Maria Teresa Garcia's body in the bathtub and are photographing it. You can see her leg drop down slightly just as Det. Pat Chambers says her name to Mike Hammer.See more »
Quotes:
Mike Hammer:Off my back, chick - I'm tired!See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in My Tongue Is -Quick! (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
Blue BellsSee more »

FAQ

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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Standard Mike Hammer thriller, 11 February 2001

I have never read any of the Mike Hammer novels so I cannot comment on how faithful the film adaptations are but I have seen all the films.

This film has a plot similar to the previous Mike Hammer film KISS ME DEADLY. As in the latter film Mike Hammer helps a girl escape from a gang of thugs, but the girl later turns up dead. Mike meets a women whom he thinks is trying to help him solve the girls murder, but like Gabrielle in KISS ME DEADLY, she is really working for the bad guys. The bad guys are lead by a retired English army officer who is trying to recover stolen Nazi loot he smuggled out of Europe after the war. Robert Bray is adequate as Mike Hammer, but he is no Ralph Meeker. But his Mike Hammer performance is light years ahead of Biff Elliot's or Armand Assante's.

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