Out of the Past [Blu-ray] [1947]

  • SKU: 25642614
  • Release Date: 08/12/2014
  • Rating: NR
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100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Synopsis


Out of the Past
Out of the Past is so perfect a film noir that it is considered practically a textbook example of the genre. In his first starring role (it had previously been offered to John Garfield and Dick Powell), Robert Mitchum plays Jeff Bailey, the friendly but secretive proprietor of a mountain-village gas station. As Jeff's worshipful deaf-mute attendant (Dick Moore) looks on in curious fascination, an unsavory character named Joe (Paul Valentine) pulls up to the station, obviously looking for the owner. Jeff is all too aware of Joe's identity; he's been dreading this moment for quite some time, knowing full well that it will mean the end of his semi-idyllic existence, not to mention his engagement to local girl Ann (Virginia Huston). In a lengthy flashback, the audience is apprised of the reasons behind Jeff's discomfort - and thus begins a tale of treachery, betrayal and intrigue that extends into the present day and turns Jeff's life upside down. Out of the Past was remade in 1984 as Against All Odds, with Jane Greer cast as the mother of her original character. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Robert Mitchum
    Robert Mitchum - Jeff Bailey
  • Jane Greer
    Jane Greer - Kathie Moffett
  • Kirk Douglas
    Kirk Douglas - Whit Sterling
  • Rhonda Fleming
    Rhonda Fleming - Meta Carson
  • Richard Webb
    Richard Webb - Jim



Customer rating

4.5
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great film noir

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    Shipwright
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    A good movie: convoluted plot, great dialogue, and a pretty decent transfer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    good

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    snowman
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    It was.old movie enjoy it a lot a long time since.I see it

    I would recommend this to a friend




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