The Big Knife

Directed by: Robert Aldrich, USA, 1955

USA, 1955
Plakatmotiv The Big Knife, © United Artists

Cast and Credits

Production United Artists
Director Robert Aldrich
Vorspann Saul Bass
Scenario James Poe
Based on Clifford Odets [Play]
Director of Photography Ernest Laszlo
Composer Frank Deval
Editor Michael A. Luciano
Art Director William Glascoe
Set Decoration Edward G. Boyle
Cast Jack Palance [Charles]
Ida Lupino [Marion]
Wendell Corey [Smiley]
Shelley Winters [Dixie]
Jean Hagen [Connie Bliss]
Rod Steiger [Stanley]
Wesley Addy [Hank Teagle]
Ilka Chase [Patty Benedict]
Nick Dennis [Nick]
Paul Langton [Buddy Bliss]
Everett Sloane [Nat Danziger]
Strother Martin

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm - Black and White,Length: 113 minutes
Sound System: Mono
First Screening: August 1955 in Venedig, Filmfestival
Szenenphoto aus The Big Knife, © United Artists

Reviews in German: "Ein Filmstar muss sich den Erpressungen seines Filmproduzenten aussetzen und begehrt schliesslich aus Verzweiflung darüber Selbstmord. Als schonungslos kritische Selbstdarstellung Hollywoods nicht uninteressant." (FD 5021)

General Information

The Big Knife is a motion picture produced in the year 1955 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Robert Aldrich, with Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Shelley Winters, Jean Hagen, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

Bibliography film Ideal # 149, pg 515;
Revue Internationale du Cinéma 19, pg 52
Georges Sadoul, Dictionnaire des films, pg 102; Cinémathèque Suisse, Nr. 173, Lausanne 1999

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Unter anderem wurde der Film bei folgenden Filmfestivals aufgeführt:

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