The Big Knife

Directed by: Robert Aldrich, , 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)

    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. The movie had its first screening on August 00, 1955 in Venedig, Filmfestival. 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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