The Big Knife (1955)

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The Big Knife
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The Big Knife is a 1955 film noir directed and produced by Robert Aldrich from a screenplay by James Poe based on the 1949 play by Clifford Odets. The film stars Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters, Ilka Chase, and Everett Sloane. Wikipedia


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The Big Knife is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on plays, American drama films, United Artists films, Film noir, Films about actors, 1955 films, 1950s drama films and Films directed by Robert Aldrich.

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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won 1


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