Aired Thursday June 17, 11:30pm - 1:15amon Great Movies Classic

The Big Heat (1953)

Crime drama

An honest policeman is determined to bust police corruption and the stranglehold of the Mafia. At first he innocently begins investigating the Mafia-related killing of a fellow officer, but things turn nasty when his wife is killed in a car bomb blast meant for him, his child is threatened with kidnapping and he loses his job.

Cast and crew
  • Fritz LangDirector
  • Glenn FordDet. Sgt. Dave Bannion
  • Gloria GrahameDebby Marsh
  • Jocelyn BrandoKatie Bannion
  • Alexander ScourbyMike Lagana
  • Lee MarvinVince Stone
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