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Dead Reckoning (1947)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1947
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane, William Prince
Director:John Cromwell
Producer:Sidney Biddell
Writer:Oliver H.P. Garrett, Steve Fisher, Gerald Drayson Adams, Sidney Biddell, Allen Rivkin

Description: In Dead Reckoning, Rip Murdock (Humphrey Bogart) recites the film's plotline to a priest in the confessional. Murdock and Johnny Drake (William Prince) are Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, en route to Washington by train. Drake hops off and disappears, leading Murdock on a hectic manhunt. Upon meeting Drake's former girlfriend Coral Chandler (Lizabeth Scott), Murdock is thrown into a maelstrom of intrigue involving a crooked gambler (Morris Carnovsky) and a complex blackmailing scheme. The upshot of this is that Murdock finds himself the prime suspect in a murder.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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