This Gun for Hire

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This Gun for Hire

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This Gun for Hire

Release Date: April 24, 1942

Year    :   1942
Slogan    :   «Lover without a heart...killer without a conscience!»
Genres    :   Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Frank Tuttle
Producers    :   Buddy G. DeSylva, Richard Blumenthal, Teet Carle
Writers    :   Graham Greene, Albert Maltz, W.R. Burnett
RunTime    :   81 mins.
Budget    :   512423
Revenue    :   1000000

Sadistic killer-for-hire Philip Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.

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