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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

Louise Patterson: Oh Penelope, you forgot to put away your rollerskates.


George Stroud: White clocks, yellow clocks, brown clocks, blue clocks. Oh, Miss York, where are the green clocks of yesteryear?


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

"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.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
A 'fin' is $5 in American slang.
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