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Alias Nick Beal (1949) was a Mystery - Drama Film directed by John Farrow and produced by Endre Bohem.

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Alias Nick Beal (1949): Ray Milland’s a Devil

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 21, 2020 From 4 Star Films

This is my entry in the CMBA Politics on Film Blogathon. Alias Nick Beal handily flips the paradigm of cinematic angels in vogue with Hollywood, specifically during the 1940s. You could make a whole subgenre out of them. As its name suggests, the lynchpin character of the whole movie is Nick, though... Read full article


Alias Nick Beal (1949)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

It's a story as old as time. A mortal sells his soul to the devil for what he really wants only to suffer the consequences later. Bargaining with evil always comes at a cost. "I'd give my soul to nail him." - Joseph Foster Joseph Foster (Thomas Mitchell) is a good man by all accounts. He's devot... Read full article


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Bum: Yes brethren, every word is true. I've walked in the darkness, glory be. I've wrestled the Devil and thrown him. I've pinned his shoulders to the mat. Yes, I've pinned his shoulders to the mat.
Nick Beal: I wonder if he knows it's two falls out of three?


Joseph Foster: Sit down, sit down, gentlemen. The furniture's reliable.


Nick Beal: The last time I was here was quite exciting. City was on fire. Picked up quite a lot of recruits that night. Made quite a transportation problem.


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A marquee from Loew's Delancy Theater (NYC) showing this film is shown near the end of The Naked City behind actor Paul Ford.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 28, 1950 with Ray Milland reprising his film role.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 8, 1949 with Ray Milland reprising his film role.
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