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The Thief

Author: Russell RouseClarence GreeneHerschel Burke GilbertRay MillandMartin GabelAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, 2001.
Series: Wade Williams collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An atomic scientist and communist agent is caught by an FBI man while stealing vital documents, and is forced to kill him. While on the run from government agents he kills another man when cornered by the FBI, is overcome with remorse and turns himself in. The whole film is without dialogue, with only the musical score and magnified sound effects to create the feeling of tension and danger.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film noir
Spy films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Rouse; Clarence Greene; Herschel Burke Gilbert; Ray Milland; Martin Gabel; Rita Gam; Harry Bronson; John McKutcheon; Rita Vale; Rex O'Malley; Joe Conlin; Harry M Popkin; Fran Productions, Inc.; United Artists Corporation.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 50194221
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952.
"A Harry M. Popkin production."
Credits: Music, Herschel Gilbert.
Cast: Ray Milland, Martin Gabel, Rita Gam, Harry Bronson, John McKutcheon, Rita Vale, Rex O'Malley, Joe Conlin.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; NTSC.
Series Title: Wade Williams collection.
Responsibility: a Harry M. Popkin production ; a United Artists release ; Fran Productions, Inc. ; producer, Clarence Greene ; screenplay, Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; director, Russell Rouse.

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An atomic scientist and communist agent is caught by an FBI man while stealing vital documents, and is forced to kill him. While on the run from government agents he kills another man when cornered by the FBI, is overcome with remorse and turns himself in. The whole film is without dialogue, with only the musical score and magnified sound effects to create the feeling of tension and danger.

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