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Raymond Burr
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Date of Birth: May 21, 1917

Country: Canada

Total Titles at Criticker: 82 - You've Seen 0

Biography last updated by Dunstan-xxx, and picture by Gauntlet

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Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the formula missing. Her husband is arrested and Perry defends him. (imdb)
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Grass Roots (1992)
A respected lawyer/politician about to undertake a campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate is forced to defend a young white man for the brutal murder of a black activist.
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Delirious (1991)
A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)
David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant attitude, tells David that she is, from now on, going to do an illusion in which an assistant is raised in a glass coffin only to disappear when the coffin is opened up in the air (while the assistant climbs out before the coffin is raised. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter (1991)
Perry is at TV station "KGGY" to be interviewed but thanks to the interference of main anchor-person Brett Huston the interview is pulled. Mostly everybody hates Brett as Brett knows all the station workers secrets. He has also written a memo insulting all of the main station players - Vic St. John - the station manager, Twyla Cooper - the producer, Chuck Gilmore - the sports reporter, Gary Slate - the weatherman, Cassie Woodfield - the reporter and Gillian Pope. Brett is shot dead with Gillian'
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
In this episode Perry Mason has to defend the son of an old friend of his who is accused to have killed an ex-officer of the Nazi-SS. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's mock courtroom to confront him and finds him dead. The murder weapon was Ken's own knife. Perry is reluctant to take on his case, especially since the victim was the son of a close friend. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
An old flame of Mason's is one of those being considered to fill a vacated government position. Now, her husband's approached by a man who says he knows his wife's secret and that if this secret should ever get out, her appointment might not push through. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987)
Perry is sueing a gutter trash newspaper that is running a story about a love affair between him and Della. (imdb)
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)
A priest is murdered and the suspect is a nun. And it's been rumored that the two of them are having an affair. (imdb)
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Perry Mason Returns (1985)
When his former secretary Della Street is accused of murder, Perry Mason gives up a judgeship to defend her. (imdb)
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Godzilla 1985 (1984)
Thirty years after the original monster's rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan. (imdb)
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Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track--again??? (imdb)
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts. (imdb)
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The Curse of King Tut
After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off. (imdb)
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Out of the Blue (1980)
A young girl whose father is an ex-convict biker and whose mother is a junkie has a difficult time coping with her parents' problems. (imdb)
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The Return (1980)
Two young children and an adult in a small town have an encounter with an alien spaceship. 25 years later the children are reunited as adults in the same town which is now beset by strange cattle mutilations. Matters become worse when the cattle mutilations are joined by human murders and mutilations. (imdb)
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Disaster on the Coastliner (1979)
A vengeful employee of a computer-controlled railway arranges a head-on collision of passenger trains. Can it be stopped? (imdb)
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Tomorrow Never Comes (1978)
Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well as other gifts, in exchange for her affections. In the course of fighting over this development, tensions between Frank and Janie escalate out of control until he is holding her hostage in a standoff with the police... (imdb)
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Centennial (1978)
Centennial (1978) - TV Mini-Series
The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s. (imdb)
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Aliens from Spaceship Earth (1977)
Tries to prove that all great men of the past were actually aliens. (imdb)
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Godzilla (1977)
Having been rescued from the ruins, an American reporter recounts his strange story - a number of ships disappear in violent and bizarre accidents, leading to an official investigation and the discovery of the horrible truth. Torn from its undersea niche by the testing of hydrogen bombs is the towering behemoth, Godzilla. (wtf-film.com)
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Mallory: Circumstantial Evidence (1976)
Busted pilot for a proposed NBC-TV series about Arthur Mallory (Raymond Burr), a once-great criminal attorney brought low after being accused -- and cleared -- of encouraging a witness to lie on the stand. In the pilot film, he unravels a case involving a young prisoner (Mark Hamill) who commits murder following abuse from a homosexual in jail. The lad claims he was unjustly imprisoned in the first place.
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The Amazing World of Psychic Phenomena (1976)
Documentary exploring such phenomena as astral projection, telekinesis, telepathy, voices from beyond the grave, ghosts/spirits, etc. (imdb)
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P.J. (1968)
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money. (imdb)
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Ironside (1967)
Ironside (1967) - TV Series
Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco. (imdb)
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Desire in the Dust (1960)
A recently released prisoner seeks revenge when he returns home to find his girlfriend has married. He comes up against her father, who has political aspirations, a newspaperman who smells a big story, and the shadow of a crime that occurred six years earlier. (imdb)
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Affair in Havana (1957)
Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife. (imdb)
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Perry Mason (1957)
Perry Mason (1957) - TV Series
A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients. (imdb)
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Crime of Passion (1957)
Kathy is a smart and tough 1950's advice columnist at a San Francisco newspaper, with her name plastered on billboards all over the city. One day, Bill Doyle, a Los Angeles detective, walks into her office - it is instant attraction... (imdb)
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Please Murder Me (1956)
Attorney Craig Carlson confronts his best friend, Joe, to explain that Joe's wife, Myra, intends to divorce Joe to marry Craig. Joe is obviously upset and plans to "discuss" things with his wife. When Joe is found shot by Myra, Craig's problems begin as he represents Myra in court pleading self defense.
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Great Day in the Morning (1956)
After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a dress shop - he then has to make even more fundamental choices when, with the start of the Civil War, he becomes one of a small minority in a strongly Unionist town. (imdb)
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The Brass Legend (1956)
During a ride with his new pony Sinoya, the young Clay Gibson by chance finds the secret housing of the multiple murderer Tris Hatten. He reports immediately to Sheriff Adams, who strongly recommends him not to tell anybody about it. Unfortunately Clay talks to his father nevertheless. He believes Adams just wanted fame and reward for himself and accuses him in the newspaper. Thereby he endangers his son, who's now targeted by a killer which Tris' girlfriend Winnie hired for revenge. (imdb)
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Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
A 400-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex, woken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic bomb testing, attacks Tokyo. (imdb)
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A Cry in the Night (1956)
A deranged man kidnaps the nubile daughter of a police captain. (imdb)
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Count Three and Pray (1955)
A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War. (imdb)
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A Man Alone (1955)
A gunfighter, stranded in the desert, comes across the aftermath of a stage robbery, in which all the passengers were killed. He takes one of the horses to ride to town to report the massacre, but finds himself accused of it. He also finds himself accused of the murder of the local banker, and winds up hiding in the basement of a house where the local sheriff, who is very sick, lives with his daughter. (imdb)
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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences. (imdb)
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They Were So Young (1954)
A model agency in Rio de Janeiro is actually a front for a white-slavery ring that kidnaps European women and sells them on the South American sex market. (imdb)
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Khyber Patrol (1954)
British officers battle bandits and guerrillas in India. (imdb)
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Thunder Pass (1954)
A cavalry unit escorts a group of civilians through dangerous territory inhabited by Indians on the warpath. (imdb)
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Passion (1954)
In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. Without even knowing who survived, Juan rides for revenge, through spectacular pastoral and wilderness scenery. (imdb)
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Casanova
A meek tailor thinks his wooing will be helped if he assumes the identity of the famous Casanova... who's deeply in debt. (imdb)
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Gorilla at Large (1954)
At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, teamed with seductive mantrap Laverne, the owner's wife. Then a man is found dead of a broken neck. Was it Goliath or someone wearing Joey's gorilla suit? Detective Sgt. Garrison finds four interlocked romantic triangles among the suspects... (imdb)
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Rear Window (1954)
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
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The Bandits of Corsica (1953)
Siamese twins separated at birth retain a psychic link; each feels the other's pain and happiness. (imdb)
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Serpent of the Nile (1953)
Filmed on sets left over from the Columbia superfeature Salome (and also using generous chunks of stock footage from that film), Serpent of the Nile is a quickie retelling of the Cleopatra-Mark Antony story. The Queen of Egypt is played by Rhonda Fleming, while Antony is essayed by Raymond Burr. Much of the crucial plot information is conveyed by dialogue (we never see Caesar's assassination, for example). (allrovi.com)
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Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953)
Ivory poachers, headed by Lyra the She-Devil, Vargo and Fidel, capture a native tribe to carry their loot. Tarzan intervenes and is captured. Jane is also captured and believed killed, so the despairing Tarzan endures endless torture until he learns she is alive. He rises to the occasion and leads his elephants in the usual victory stampede. (imdb)
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Fort Algiers (1953)
In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers. (imdb)
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The Blue Gardenia (1953)
Nora is a pretty telephone operator engaged to a soldier overseas. On her birthday, she gets a Dear John letter from him. Feeling despondent, she agrees to a date with a wolf from her office. He gets her drunk and leads her back to his apartment, where she resists his advances and bludgeons him in self-defense. She flees leaving behind the blue gardenia he bought her. The next morning, she's can't remember the details of what happened. (imdb)
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Mara Maru (1952)
An American salvage diver plunges into dangerous intrigue around a sunken treasure in the Philippines.
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Horizons West (1952)
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in post-Civil War Texas. (imdb)
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New Mexico (1951)
Captain Hunt of the cavalry is trying to promote good relations with the Indian chief Acoma. But Hunt's superiors in the military insist on pursuing policies that will provoke a conflict, and Chief Acoma is not willing to let himself be insulted. (imdb)
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M (1951)
In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children. (imdb)
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His Kind of Woman (1951)
Nick Ferraro, deported crime boss, needs to re-enter the USA. His plan involves "honest" gambler Dan Milner, who's subjected to a series of "misfortunes," then bribed to take a trip to Mexico. En route, Dan meets chanteuse Lenore Brent, truly his kind of woman... (imdb)
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Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head? (imdb)
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FBI Girl (1951)
A governor planning to run for U.S. Senate has a secret past that could prove damaging to his political aspirations: he's a convicted murderer, and that will come to light if the FBI does an investigative check on him. He goes to a local crime boss for help. The racketeer arranges for a low-level FBI employee to take the incriminating file from FBI headquarters, but then she is conveniently murdered. Two FBI agents investigating her murder begin to think that something isn't quite kosher. (imdb)
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Meet Danny Wilson (1951)
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable. (imdb)
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The Whip Hand (1951)
A reporter on a fishing vacation stumbles into a town where all the local fish have mysteriously died and the population is either too afraid to talk or is downright hostile. After some digging, the reporter discovers that a secretive group of men has bought a local lodge and apparently turned it into some kind of mysterious scientific laboratory. The reporter and the sister of the local doctor set out to discover exactly what is going on up there. (imdb)
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A Place in the Sun (1951)
It really looks like George Eastman can at last have his place in the sun. A chance meeting with a long lost uncle has led to a job with a future and the beautiful and well bred Angela Vickers is just as infatuated with him as he is with her (imdb)
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The Magic Carpet (1951)
Borrowing heavily from the Arabian Nights, this desert fantasy chronicles the exciting struggle of a deposed prince who rallies his raiders and rebels against the oppressive Caliph of Islam. He is assisted by a magic carpet and sexy harem dancer Lucille Ball. (allmovie.com)
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Borderline (1950)
Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, but neither is aware of the other's identity. (imdb)
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Unmasked (1950)
The wicked editor of a prominent gossip tabloid allows a woman's weak-willed husband to take the rap for a murder he himself committed. (allmovie.com)
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Key to the City (1950)
At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. Standish is mayor of "Winona, Maine", and is equally proud of her education and dedication to the people who elected her. Thrown together, the two opposites attract and their escapades during the convention get each of them in hot water back home. (imdb)
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Love Happy (1949)
The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls while thwarting diamond thieves. (imdb)
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Black Magic (1949)
A hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court. (imdb)
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Abandoned (1949)
Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket. (imdb)
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Bride of Vengeance (1949)
A female Borgia is sent out to live up to the family name by killing someone, but falls in love with her intended victim. (imdb)
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Red Light (1949)
Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. (imdb)
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Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
The great lover Don Juan comes to the assistance of his queen. (IMDb)
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Sleep, My Love (1948)
Claudette Colbert wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she can't remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue. (imdb)
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Pitfall (1948)
John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens... (imdb)
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Ruthless (1948)
Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by richer neighbours he started to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end.
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Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)
A security leak is found at a Southern California atomic plant. The authorities stand in fear that the information leaked would go to a hostile nation. To investigate the case more efficiently, Dan O'Hara, an FBI agent, and Philip Grayson, a Scotland Yard sleuth, join forces. Will they manage to stop the spy ring from achieving their aim? (imdb)
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Raw Deal (1948)
Joe Sullivan (Dennis O'Keefe) escapes prison with the aid of girlfriend Pat (Claire Trevor), but the break-out is a set-up from crime boss Rick (Raymond Burr). When justice worker Ann Martin (Marsha Hunt) is pulled into the escape, Joe is pursued by authorities, legal and underworld.
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Fighting Father Dunne (1948)
In 1905, a crusading priest tries to help poor newsboys. (imdb)
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Station West (1948)
Dick Powell stars as Haven, a government private investigator assigned to investigate the murders of two cavalrymen. Traveling incognito, he arrives in a small frontier outpost, where saloon singer Charlie controls all illegal activities. After making short work of Charlie's burly henchman, Haven gets a job at her gambling emporium, biding his time and gathering evidence against the gorgeous crime chieftain. (imdb)
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Desperate (1947)
A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge. (imdb)
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Code of the West (1947)
Knowing the railroad is coming, Carter is after the rancher's land. Bob and Chito return just in time to save Banker Stockton and his money from Carter's men. When Stockton then lends the ranchers money, Carter has them burned out. Bob knows Carter is responsible and when Carter's henchman Saunders is recognized, Bob goes into action. (imdb)
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Without Reservations (1946)
Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don't know she is the author of the famous book, and who don't think much of the ideas it proposes. She and Rusty are greatly attracted, but she doesn't know how to deal with his disdain for the book's author. (imdb)
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San Quentin (1946)
Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. (imdb)
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