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The Big Clock (1948) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by John Farrow and produced by Richard Maibaum.

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The Big Clock (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 20, 2017 From 4 Star Films

With its rather?dreary title aside, The Big Clock is actually an enjoyable thriller that works like well-oiled clockwork. It’s true that oftentimes?the most relatable noir heroes are not the hardboiled detectives, although they might be tougher and grittier, it’s the hapless everymen who... Read full article


The Big Clock (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 20, 2017 From 4 Star Films

With its rather?dreary title aside, The Big Clock is actually an enjoyable thriller that works like well-oiled clockwork. It’s true that oftentimes?the most relatable noir heroes are not the hardboiled detectives, although they might be tougher and grittier, it’s the hapless everymen who... Read full article


The Big Clock: Man Against Time

By Rick29 on Aug 17, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

What would you do if you were asked to track down a suspected murderer and your quarry was...you? That's the dandy premise behind The Big Clock, a smart 1948 suspense film sometimes misclassified as a film noir. Ray Milland stars as the protagonist, who explains his predicament via voiceover in the... Read full article


The Big Clock: Man Against Time

By Rick29 on Aug 17, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

What would you do if you were asked to track down a suspected murderer and your quarry was...you? That's the dandy premise behind The Big Clock, a smart 1948 suspense film sometimes misclassified as a film noir. Ray Milland stars as the protagonist, who explains his predicament via voiceover in the... Read full article


The Big Clock (1948)

By Beatrice on Apr 4, 2015 From Flickers in Time

The Big Clock Directed by John Farrow Written by Jonathan Latimar from the novel by Kenneth Fearing 1948/USA Paramount Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This fun and stylish thriller seems like it would be quite at home in the “Mad Men” era. Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton) rules hi... Read full article


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Quotes from

Don Klausmeyer: I'm Don Klausmeyer, from Artways magazine.
Louise Patterson: Yes.
[giggles]
Louise Patterson: Oh, yes. Didn't you review my show in '41?
Don Klausmeyer: I think I did.
Louise Patterson: Oh, come in, Mr. Klausmann.
Don Klausmeyer: KlausMEYER.
Louise Patterson: [laughs gleefully] I've been planning to kill you for years.


Pauline York: You know, Earl has a passion for obscurity. He won't even have his biography in 'Who's Who'.
George Stroud: Sure. He doesn't want to let his left hand know whose pocket the right one is picking.


Louise Patterson: [after George Stroud outbids her for a picture] Isn't it a pity... the wrong people always have money.


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Facts about

A 'fin' is $5 in American slang.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on July 8, 1949 with Ray Milland and Maureen O'Sullivan reprising their film roles.
When producer Richard Maibaum first came on the set, director John Farrow who liked to intimidate people who worked with him, kept him at a distance by using a walking stick. Maibaum turned around, went to the props department and returned with a baseball bat. As if a spell were broken, the situation immediately improved and Maibaum and Farrow would go on to have an excellent working relationship.
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