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THE BIG HEAT

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Directed by Fritz Lang
United States, 1953
Thriller, Crime, Film noir

Synopsis

Police Sergeant Dave Bannion (Glenn Ford) is assigned to investigate the apparent suicide of a corrupt cop, setting him on a collision course with an underworld kingpin, a cold-blooded henchman (Lee Marvin), and a gangster’s moll (Gloria Grahame) in this classic noir by Fritz Lang.

Synopsis

Police Sergeant Dave Bannion (Glenn Ford) is assigned to investigate the apparent suicide of a corrupt cop, setting him on a collision course with an underworld kingpin, a cold-blooded henchman (Lee Marvin), and a gangster’s moll (Gloria Grahame) in this classic noir by Fritz Lang.

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The Big HeatDirected byFritz Lang

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Awards & Festivals

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National Film Preservation Board
2011 | Winner: National Film Registry
Edgar Allan Poe Awards
1954 | Winner: Best Motion Picture

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