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Born to Kill (1947) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Herman Schlom.

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Born to Kill (1947)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 26, 2017 From 4 Star Films

If you know what you want in life be sure of it and you can’t miss. I found that out early. ?~ Lawrence Tierney as Sam Wilde Reno was always a Hollywood euphemism. What it stood for, of course, was divorce, a dirty word given the sensibilities of the 40s and the 50s. But then again, being the ... Read full article


Born to Kill (1947)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 26, 2017 From 4 Star Films

If you know what you want in life be sure of it and you can’t miss. I found that out early. ?~ Lawrence Tierney as Sam Wilde Reno was always a Hollywood euphemism. What it stood for, of course, was divorce, a dirty word given the sensibilities of the 40s and the 50s. But then again, being the ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BORN TO KILL (1947)

By Jennifer Garlen on Sep 11, 2015 From Virtual Virago

The illustrious Robert Wise directs Born to Kill (1947), a sharp, smart noir drama that showcases the considerable talents of Claire Trevor as its morally ambivalent protagonist. It's an early foray into the genre for Wise, who would go on to direct The Set-Up (1949) and The House on Telegraph Hill ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BORN TO KILL (1947)

By Jennifer Garlen on Sep 11, 2015 From Virtual Virago

The illustrious Robert Wise directs Born to Kill (1947), a sharp, smart noir drama that showcases the considerable talents of Claire Trevor as its morally ambivalent protagonist. It's an early foray into the genre for Wise, who would go on to direct The Set-Up (1949) and The House on Telegraph Hill ... Read full article


Born to Kill (1947)

By Beatrice on Feb 21, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Born to Kill Directed by Robert Wise Written by Eva Greene and Richard Macaulay based on the novel by James Gunn 1947/USA RKO Radio Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Born to Kill?is a real noir lovers noir. Everyone in it?is either bad to the bone or a complete chump. A ton of fun. The mov... Read full article


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Marty Waterman: And remember, glamour girl, I'll do this on just one condition.
Mrs. Kraft: What's that?
Marty Waterman: That you don't make any passes at me when you get me out there. I'm a very shy kid.


Mrs. Kraft: How come you got a hold of this information?
Marty Waterman: Through underworld connections, like it says in the newspapers. I'm a bad boy.


Albert Arnett: Which will, believe me, be exceedingly painful to a man of my integrity.
Mrs. Kraft: It won't hurt half as much as me to lose my $500.


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