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Gun Crazy | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Gun Crazy  87 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [20 Jan 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Berry Kroeger, John Dall, Morris Carnovsky, Peggy Cummins
Plot:  A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
Writer:  MacKinlay Kantor (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), MacKinlay Kantor (story "Gun Crazy"), Millard Kaufman (front for Dalton Trumbo)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Name Is Julia Ross | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  My Name Is Julia Ross  65 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [27 Nov 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Macready, May Whitty, Nina Foch, Roland Varno
Plot:  Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather nosy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. 2 days later, she awakens - in a different house, ...
Writer:  Muriel Roy Bolton (screenplay), Anthony Gilbert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Combo | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Big Combo  87 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [13 Feb 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Richard Conte
Plot:  A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (by)
Language:  English, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Terror in a Texas Town | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Terror in a Texas Town  80 min,  [Drama, Western]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [25 Aug 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Kelly, Eugene Mazzola, Sebastian Cabot, Sterling Hayden
Plot:  A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo, Ben Perry (front for Dalton Trumbo)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
That Gang of Mine | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  That Gang of Mine  62 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [23 Sep 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bobby Jordan, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien, Leo Gorcey
Plot:  A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse...
Writer:  Alan Whitman (story), William Lively (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Undercover Man | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Undercover Man  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [20 Apr 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Kelley, Glenn Ford, James Whitmore, Nina Foch
Plot:  Treasury Department agent Frank Warren takes on the case of a mob leader who has evaded paying taxes on his ill-gotten gains.
Writer:  Frank J. Wilson (article), Jack Rubin (screenplay), Sydney Boehm (screenplay), Malvin Wald (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Boys of the City | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Boys of the City  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Mystery, Thriller]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [15 Jul 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bobby Jordan, Frankie Burke, Hal E. Chester, Leo Gorcey
Plot:  Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.
Writer:  William Lively (original story), William Lively (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Retreat, Hell! | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Retreat, Hell!  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [06 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Louise, Frank Lovejoy, Richard Carlson, Russ Tamblyn
Plot:  The saga of a battalion of U.S. Marines during the Korean War, starting with their training, landing at Inchon in 1950, advance into North Korea and their subsequent retreat back to the 38th parallel.
Writer:  Milton Sperling (screenplay), Ted Sherdeman (screenplay), Milton Sperling (story)
Language:  English, Korean    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cry of the Hunted | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Cry of the Hunted  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [08 May 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Sullivan, Polly Bergen, Vittorio Gassman, William Conrad
Plot:  A fugitive is pursued by a lawman who is obsessed with his capture.
Writer:  Jack Leonard (screenplay), Jack Leonard (story), Marion Wolfe (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Halliday Brand | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Halliday Brand  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [01 Jan 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betsy Blair, Joseph Cotten, Viveca Lindfors, Ward Bond
Plot:  Sheriff Halliday doesn't approve of his children dating or marrying half-breeds and his blind hate threatens to alienate his whole family.
Writer:  George W. George, George F. Slavin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Lady Without Passport | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  A Lady Without Passport  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [03 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Macready, Hedy Lamarr, James Craig, John Hodiak
Plot:  There is a problem with foreign nationals using Cuba as a convenient jumping off point for illegal entry into the United States. So U.S. Immigration Service Agent Peter Karczag (John Hodiak...
Writer:  Howard Dimsdale, Cyril Hume (adaptation), Lawrence Taylor (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Desperate Search | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Desperate Search  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [19 Nov 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Howard Keel, Jane Greer, Keenan Wynn, Patricia Medina
Plot:  The family and friends of two children lost in the wilderness mount a desperate search to find them.
Writer:  Arthur Mayse (novel), Walter Doniger
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
7th Cavalry | Movie Details for Director Joseph H. Lewis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  7th Cavalry  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Joseph H. Lewis]  [01 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Hale, Frank Faylen, Jay C. Flippen, Randolph Scott
Plot:  An officer accused of cowardice volunteers to bring back General Custers's body after Little Big Horn.
Writer:  Peter Packer (screenplay), Glendon Swarthout (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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