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Desperate

Author: Harry J EssexMartin RackinMichel KraikeAnthony MannSteve BrodieAll authors
Publisher: Barcelona : Manga Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When mobster Walt Radak tries to trick independent trucker Steve Randall into transporting stolen furs, Steve alerts the police, and Walt's young brother Al is caught and held for a cop-killing. When ruthless Radak tries to extort Steve's help in clearing Al, Steve and his young wife flee for their lives, only to find that the police are also in pursuit. With every man's hand against them, Steve and Anne must  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Essex; Martin Rackin; Michel Kraike; Anthony Mann; Steve Brodie; Audrey Long; Raymond Burr; Douglas Fowley; Paul Sawtell; RKO Radio Pictures.; Manga Films, S.L.
OCLC Number: 298506330
Language Note: Dialogue in English, with optional subtitles in Spanish ; Menu language in Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Text on DVD container sleeve in Spanish.
Special features: selected filmographies of cast ; scene selection ; interactive menus.
Credits: Director of photography, George E. Diskant ; film editor, Marston Fay ; story, Dorothy Atlas, Anthony Mann ; music, Paul Sawtell.
Cast: Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 73 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-5; PAL; Region 2; Dolby digital mono.; Full-screen presentation: 4x3; Aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
Other Titles: Desperate (Motion picture : 1947)
Responsibility: [presented by] RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; screen play by Harry Essex ; additional dialogue by Martin Rackin ; produced by Michel Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann.

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When mobster Walt Radak tries to trick independent trucker Steve Randall into transporting stolen furs, Steve alerts the police, and Walt's young brother Al is caught and held for a cop-killing. When ruthless Radak tries to extort Steve's help in clearing Al, Steve and his young wife flee for their lives, only to find that the police are also in pursuit. With every man's hand against them, Steve and Anne must repeatedly abandon their temporary refuges. Finally, one midnight, the showdown ...

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