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Victor Mature caresses lovely Coleen Gray.
Victor Mature caresses lovely Coleen Gray.

Thumbnail for Kiss of Death (1947) Kiss of Death (1947)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 78
Notable as: Film noirGenre: Film noir, Thriller, Black-and-white, Psychological thriller, Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller, DramaNarrative location: New York CityRuntime: 98 minutesColor: black-and-white filmLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: New York City, New JerseyDirector: Henry HathawayScreenwriter: Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, Philip DunneMusic: David ButtolphCinematography: Norbert BrodineStars: Brian Donlevy, Victor Mature, Richard Widmark, Coleen Gray, Karl Malden, Anthony Ross, Millard Mitchell, Taylor Holmes, Mildred Dunnock, Howard SmithProducer: 20th Century FoxAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Story
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Richard Widmark)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

Kiss of Death is a 1947 film noir movie directed by Henry Hathaway and written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer from a story by Eleazar Lipsky. The story revolves around a former robber played by Victor Mature and the ruthless, violent Tommy Udo. The movie also starred Brian Donlevy and introduced Coleen Gray in her first billed role. The film has received critical praise since its release, with two Academy Award nominations.


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