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The Big Combo

Film noir about a police lieutenant who comes under pressure from a gang headed by a vicious thug. He is helped by the gangster's wife, jealous at her husband's affair with another woman, who supplies him with information to help him close the net on his foe.

Release Date

February 13, 1955

Running Time

87 minutes

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Cornel Wilde

Cornel Wilde

Richard Conte

Richard Conte

Brian Donlevy

Brian Donlevy

Jean Wallace

Jean Wallace


Director Joseph H. Lewis

Screenplay Philip Yordan

Producer Sidney Harmon

Cinematography John Alton

Editing Robert S. Eisen

Music David Raksin

Distributor Allied Artists Pictures

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