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Marie Gardner (Anne Bancroft) tends to James Vanning (Aldo Ray) after a beating.
Marie Gardner (Anne Bancroft) tends to James Vanning (Aldo Ray) after a beating.
Red (Rudy Bond) holds the bag while Dr. Edward Gurston (Frank Albertson) bandages cohort John's (Brian Keith) arm, with assistance from James Vanning (Aldo Ray).
Red (Rudy Bond) holds the bag while Dr. Edward Gurston (Frank Albertson) bandages cohort John's (Brian Keith) arm, with assistance from James Vanning (Aldo Ray).

Thumbnail for Nightfall (1957) Nightfall (1957)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 78
Notable as: Film noirGenre: Film noir, Black-and-white, Thriller, Crime Fiction, Suspense, Crime Thriller, DramaRuntime: 78 - 79 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Jacques TourneurScreenwriter: Stirling SilliphantaMusic: George DuningCinematography: Burnett GuffeyStars: Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, Frank Albertson, James Gregory, Jocelyn Brando, Rudy Bond, Walter SmithProducer: Ted RichmondAward details: (details at IMDb)
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Nightfall is a 1957 film noir directed by Jacques Tourneur. It features Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, and Anne Bancroft. The low-budget film is remembered today for camera work by cinematographer Burnett Guffey. It uses flashbacks as a device to tell the story, which was based on a 1947 novel by David Goodis.


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