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This Gun for Hire

Directed by Frank Tuttle
1942    81m    Not Rated
Crime, Drama, Mystery,
7.494%82%
Sadistic killer-for-hire Philip Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.
Cast of This Gun for Hire
  • Veronica LakeEllen Graham
  • Robert PrestonDet. Michael Crane
  • Laird CregarWillard Gates
  • Alan LaddPhilip Raven
  • Tully MarshallAlvin Brewster
  • Marc LawrenceTommy
  • Olin HowlandBlair Fletcher
  • Roger ImhofSenator Burnett
  • Pamela BlakeAnnie
  • Frank FergusonAlbert Baker
  • Victor KilianDrew
  • Patricia FarrRuby
  • Harry ShannonSteve Finnerty
  • Charles C. WilsonPolice Captain
  • Mikhail RasumnySlukey
  • Bernadene HayesAlbert Baker's Secretary
  • Mary DavenportSalesgirl
  • Chester CluteRooming House Manager
  • Charles ArntMale Dressmaker
  • Earle S. DeweyMr. Collins
  • Clem BevansScissor Grinder
  • Lynda GreyGates' Secretary
  • Virita CampbellLittle Girl
  • George AndersonPlainclothesman (uncredited)
  • Don BarclayPiano Player (uncredited)
  • Ernest BaskettPorter (uncredited)
  • Jack BaxleyInnocent Dupe (uncredited)
  • Karin BoothWaitress (uncredited)
  • Harry BrownSuperintendent (uncredited)
  • William CabanneLaundry Truck Driver (uncredited)
  • Eddy ChandlerDemolition Foreman (uncredited)
  • Jack CheathamPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Kenneth ChrystWorkman (uncredited)
  • Yvonne De CarloShowgirl at Neptune Club (uncredited)
  • Gordon De MainSuperintendent (uncredited)
  • Joan EvansSaleslady's Mother (uncredited)
  • Jim FarleyNight Watchman (uncredited)
  • Virginia FarmerMaid in Dress Shop (uncredited)
  • Betty FarringtonWoman on Bridge (uncredited)
  • Chuck HamiltonPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Sam HarrisMan at Rehearsal (uncredited)
  • Harry HarveyPassenger (uncredited)
  • Harry HaydenMan in Restaurant Recognizing Gates (uncredited)
  • Charles IrwinOld Irishman (uncredited)
  • Louise La PlancheDancer (uncredited)
  • Lora LeeGirl in Car (uncredited)
  • Arthur LoftMan who Bumps into Raven (uncredited)
  • Patsy MaceYoung Girl in Reception Room (uncredited)
  • George MagrillPoliceman (uncredited)
  • John MarstonSuperintendent (uncredited)
  • Charles McMurphyDetective (uncredited)
  • Ivan MillerDoorman (uncredited)
  • Charles R. MoorePullman Waiter (uncredited)
  • Frances MorrisReceptionist (uncredited)
  • Pat O'MalleyConductor (uncredited)
  • Sarah PaddenMrs. Mason (uncredited)
  • Reed PorterWorkman (uncredited)
  • Lee PratherGateman (uncredited)
  • Cyril RingNeptune Club Waiter (uncredited)
  • Julian RiveroMan with Monkey (uncredited)
  • Dick RushLt. Clark (uncredited)
  • Tim RyanWeems, Guard (uncredited)
  • John SheehanKeever (uncredited)
  • Oscar SmithTrain Porter (uncredited)
  • Alan SpeerFrog (uncredited)
  • Edwin StanleyPolice Captain at Train Station (uncredited)
  • Elliott SullivanOfficer Glennon (uncredited)
  • Phil TeadMachinist (uncredited)
  • Emmett VoganPolice Sgt. Charlie Carlisle (uncredited)
  • Fred WalburnWalt - Newsboy (uncredited)
  • Richard WebbYoung Man (uncredited)
  • Pat WestJanitor (uncredited)
  • Gloria WilliamsWoman (uncredited)
  • Robert WinklerJimmie (uncredited)
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