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Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Robert Wise and Harry Belafonte.

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Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 26, 2018 From 4 Star Films

The unofficial timeline for classic film noir is approximately given as 1941-1958 but of course, there are notable outliers including Stranger on The 3rd Floor (1940) at the front end and this film, Odds Against Tomorrow, bringing up the rear. Pictures with what can easily be categorized as noir sen... Read full article

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

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

Dave Burke (Ed Begley) has a plan. The disgraced former New York City cop, disillusioned with the system, has been dreaming of the perfect bank heist. He's been keeping an eye on a small town bank and Burke knows exactly when to strike. He enlists two friends to help him pull off the heist. First th... Read full article

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Johnny Ingram: Yeah, yeah, I know I got rid of the headache. Now I got cancer.

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Mel Stewart's film debut.
Harry Belafonte starred in this, the first film-noir with a black protagonist. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky, who had written and directed a famous noir, Force of Evil, to write the script. As a blacklisted writer Polonsky used a front, John O. Killens, a black novelist and friend of Belafonte's. (In 1997, the Writers Guild of America officially restored Polonsky's credit.)
In some scenes, Robert Wise used infra-red film to give them a slightly distorted feel.
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