D.O.A.

Starring Edmund O'Brien, Pamela Britton and introducing Beverly (Campbell) Garland. Screenplay by Russell Rouse and Clerance Green. Music by Dimitiri Tompkin. Produced by Leo C. Popkin. Directed by Rudolph Mate.  Executive Producer: Harry M. Popkin. 

Frank Bigelow, an L.A. accountant, takes a vacation to San Francisco to relax and womanize for a few days, when he is slipped a slow-acting poison for which there is no antidote. The doctor's prognosis: He has 48 hours to live. Forty-eight hours to find his murderer! Taut landmark film that never lets up for a minute. Great script and beautiful score make this one of the finest noir films ever made.

A Harry M. Popkin Production - Produced by Cardinal Pictures, Inc.
Released by United Artists on April 21, 1950 - 83 min. - b&w - mono

 

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