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Build My Gallows High (1947)

Crime drama / Thriller

A classic 1940s American film noir which tells a grim, complex tale of love and betrayal. A failed detective falls for the mistress of a mobster to whom he is heavily in debt. When she double-crosses him and returns to the mobster, the detective changes his identity and drops out of sight, but the gangster still wants his money back, and he and the woman plot to lure the detective into a vengeful scenario.

Cast and crew
  • Jacques TourneurDirector
  • Robert MitchumJeff
  • Jane GreerKathie
  • Kirk DouglasWhit
  • Rhonda FlemingMeta Carson
  • Richard WebbJim
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