Crossfire (1947) was a Film Noir - Crime Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Adrian Scott.
Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Robert Ryan||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Gloria Grahame||Nominated|
|Best Director||Edward Dmytryk||Nominated|
|Best Picture||RKO Radio||Nominated|
|Best Writing||John Paxton||Nominated|
DOUBLE BILL #20 (final): Crossfire (1947) and Border Incident (1949)By Carol Martinheira on Nov 30, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden
DOUBLE BILL #20 (final): Crossfire (1947) and Border Incident (1949) On November 30, 2018November 30, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized It is with sadness that I announce that this shall be my last ever Double Bill. I have had the most fun talking about and comparing all o... Read full article
Crossfire (1947)By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 4, 2018 From 4 Star Films
Like any self-respecting film noir, it opens with men whaling on each other amid stylized?darkness. Edward Dmytryk’s Crossfire?is an issue-driven picture and it’s an important one given the cultural moment in which?it came into being. There’s no doubting that. But though the imager... Read full article
Carole -- caught in a 'starry' crossfire?By carole_and_co on Sep 26, 2018 From Carole & Co.
These are nervous times for Carole Lombard fans. That's because her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Hollywood Boulevard......has as its immediate eastward neighbor this star:And in case you haven't heard, actor-comedian Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in a Pennsylvania p... Read full article
CROSSFIRE: GLORIOUSLY GLORIABy Theresa Brown on Nov 28, 2016 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch
[ November 28th, 1923 ~ October 5th, 1981 ] ?CROSSFIRE? (1947) Robert Young, Robert Ryan and Robert Mitchum, directed by Edward Dmytryk. The testosterone level is high in this rough and tumble drama. You see those leads? But there’s another piece ot this movie; the girls they left behind. Vu... Read full article
Crossfire (1947)By Carol Martinheira on Jan 7, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden
Crossfire (1947) On January 7, 2016January 7, 2016 By CarolMartinheira 1947 is a killer year in noir world: Crossfire, Out of the Past, Born to Kill, Kiss of Death, Nightmare Alley, etc? The classic that is Out of the Past is undoubtedly the most well-known and beloved... Read full article
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It was suggested that one of the reasons why the film failed to win any Oscars was due to Director Edward Dmytryk and Producer Adrian Scott's refusal to testify before the House Unamerican Activities Committee.
Despite receiving an Academy Award nomination, Robert Ryan rarely talked about his breakthrough role as he wasn't too happy about the negative aspects of his character. This was because he played a murderous anti-Semite, whereas in real life Ryan was a committed liberal who abhorred any forms of bigotry.
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