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Clash By Night

After being away for 10 years, Mae Doyle (Barbara Stanwyck) returns to her California hometown following an affair with a married politician, which came to an end when he died and his relatives sued for her inheritance. Mae begins dating Jerry (Paul Douglas), an amiable fisherman, while his bitter best friend, Earl (Robert Ryan), a cynic married to a burlesque dancer, finds himself attracted to her. Mae and Jerry marry, but soon she gets bored and starts an affair with just-divorced Earl.

Release Date

June 16, 1952

Running Time

105 minutes

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Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck

Paul Douglas

Paul Douglas

Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe


Director Fritz Lang

Screenplay Alfred Hayes

Producer Jerry Wald, Norman Krasna, Harriet Parsons

Cinematography Nicholas Musuraca

Editing George Amy

Music Roy Webb

Distributor RKO Radio Pictures

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