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Basics Critics:79Viewers:67Rusty:78
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Melodrama, Crime Drama, Romance Film, DramaRuntime: 95 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: Los AngelesDirector: Nicholas RayScreenwriter: Charles Schnee, Nicholas RayBased on: Thieves Like UsMusic: Leigh HarlineCinematography: George E. DiskantStars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen, Helen Craig, Will Wright, William Edward Phipps, Ian Wolfe, Harry Harvey, Sr. Producer: John HousemanStudio: RKO PicturesAward details: (details at IMDb)

They Live by Night is a 1948 American film noir, based on Edward Anderson's Depression era novel Thieves Like Us. The film was directed by Nicholas Ray and starred Farley Granger as "Bowie" Bowers and Cathy O'Donnell as "Keechie" Mobley. The movie is the prototype for the "couple on the run" genre, and is generally seen as the forerunner to the movie Bonnie and Clyde. Robert Altman directed a version of the novel titled Thieves Like Us in 1974.

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