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Directed by Edward Dmytryk • 1946 • United States
Starring Dorothy McGuire, Guy Madison, Robert Mitchum
In 1946, three soldiers who paid dearly to defend their country come home and attempt to resume the lives they led before World War II. Cliff Harper (Guy Madison) returns physically unharmed b...
Directed by Edward Dmytryk • 1947 • United States
Starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan
This gritty film noir made history as the first Hollywood film to confront antisemitism. Three of the era’s most celebrated Roberts—Young, Mitchum, and Ryan—star in the hard-hitting tale of a pol...
Directed by Jacques Tourneur • 1947 • United States
Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas
Everything you want in a film noir you’ll find in OUT OF THE PAST: a tenacious detective (Robert Mitchum) spinning his wheels to make good, a drop-dead beauty (Jane Greer) up to no good, and a m...