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Director:
Writer:
Samuel Fuller (written by)
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Release Date:
13 May 1961 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A Sensational Film That Puts the Finger On Today's Biggest Business... Crime! See more »
Plot:
Fourteen-year-old Tolly Devlin sees four hoods beat his father to death. Twenty years later, the killers... See more » | Full synopsis »
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(6 articles)
User Reviews:
Richard Rust's Shades See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Cliff Robertson ... Tolly Devlin
Dolores Dorn ... Cuddles
Beatrice Kay ... Sandy
Paul Dubov ... Gela
Robert Emhardt ... Earl Connors
Larry Gates ... John Driscoll
Richard Rust ... Gus Cottahee
Gerald Milton ... Gunther
Allan Gruener ... Smith
David Kent ... Tolly - Aged 14
Tina Pine ... Woman (as Tina Rome)
Sally Mills ... Connie Fowler
Robert P. Lieb ... Officer
Neyle Morrow ... Barney
Henry Norell ... Prison Dr. Meredeth
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Aaronson ... Boy (uncredited)
James Bacon ... Newspaperman (uncredited)
Peter Brocco ... Vic Farrar (uncredited)
Donald Douglas ... Man (uncredited)
David Fresco ... Convict (uncredited)
Samuel Fuller ... Himself - Trailer Host (uncredited)
Donald Gamble ... Boy (uncredited)
Bernie Hamilton ... Investigator (uncredited)
Bob Hopkins ... Drunk (uncredited)
Tom London ... Drunk (uncredited)
Jerry Mann ... Cashier (uncredited)
William Meader ... Connors' Associate (uncredited)
Joni Beth Morris ... Jenny Menkin (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Connors' Associate (uncredited)
Rickie Sorensen ... Harry (uncredited)
Charles Sterrett ... Investigator (uncredited)
Audrey Swanson ... Mrs. Menkin (uncredited)

Directed by
Samuel Fuller 
 
Writing credits
Samuel Fuller (written by)

Joseph Dineen  Saturday Evening Post articles (uncredited)

Produced by
Samuel Fuller .... producer
 
Original Music by
Harry Sukman 
 
Cinematography by
Hal Mohr (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jerome Thoms 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Peterson 
 
Set Decoration by
William F. Calvert  (as Bill Calvert)
 
Costume Design by
Bernice Pontrelli 
 
Makeup Department
Helen Hunt .... hair stylist
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Floyd Joyer .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Charles J. Rice .... recording supervisor
J.S. Westmoreland .... sound (as Josh Westmoreland)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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99 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
Finnish censorship visa # 58211 delivered on 14-6-1974.See more »
Quotes:
Sandy:Why don't you take a good look at yourself. What do you see? A doctor? A scientist? A businessman? You see a scar-faced ex-con. A two-bit safecracker. A petty thief who don't know when he really made the big time. Where do you come off to blast her? No matter what she's been...See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Best of Film Noir (1999) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Anniversary WaltzSee more »

FAQ

Gun Used by Robertson---Did Cagney & Bogart Use the Same Gun?
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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Richard Rust's Shades, 29 November 2004
Author: moonchildiva from Motown

So here we have a characterization comparable to Richard Widmark's in Kiss of Death... and yet, obviously, Richard Rust did not receive the promotion one needs to be noticed! But I noticed. And when someone said to me, "Check out Cliff Robertson's white suit", I said, "I didn't even notice him, I was looking at Richard Rust..." Not that everyone else in this film wasn't good, but from the putting on of shades to the turning a zippo in his hand, from his coldness in killing a child to his creepiness in saying he likes lifeguarding for children, from his great profile to his screen presence...here's an ACTOR! As Sadakichi Hartmann said about himself, Richard Rust must have been too great to be noticed. But I saw him. Thank goodness!!

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