The Big Heat

A hard cop and a soft dame.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1953-10-14
Run time: 89 minute / 1:29
Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Sydney Boehm
Production Company : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Glenn Ford
as Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion
Gloria Grahame
as Debby Marsh
Jocelyn Brando
as Katie Bannion
Alexander Scourby
as Mike Lagana
Lee Marvin
as Vince Stone
Jeanette Nolan
as Bertha Duncan
Peter Whitney
as Tierney
Willis Bouchey
as Lt. Ted Wilks
Robert Burton
as Det. Gus Burke
Adam Williams
as Larry Gordon
Carolyn Jones
as Doris
Howard Wendell
as Police Commissioner Higgins
Chris Alcaide
as George Rose
Michael Granger
as Hugo
Dorothy Green
as Lucy Chapman
Ric Roman
as Baldy
Dan Seymour
as Mr. Atkins
Edith Evanson
as Selma Parker
Harry Lauter
as Hank O'Connell (uncredited)
Michael Ross
as Segal (uncredited)
Phil Arnold
as Retreat Waiter (uncredited)
Sidney Clute
as Retreat Bartender (uncredited)
Michael Jeffers
as Retreat Patron (uncredited)
Linda Bennett
as Joyce Bannion (uncredited)
Charles Cane
as Police Guard Outside Lagana Home (uncredited)
Byron Kane
as Police Surgeon (uncredited)
John Close
as Policeman (uncredited)
Phil Chambers
as Hettrick (uncredited)
John Crawford
as Al - Bannion's Brother-in-Law (uncredited)
John Doucette
as Mark Reiner (uncredited)
Al Eben
as Harry Shoenstein (uncredited)
Douglas Evans
as Councilman Gillen (uncredited)
Fritz Ford
as Sailor (uncredited)
Donald Kerr
as Cabby (uncredited)
Lyle Latell
as Moving Man (uncredited)
John Merton
as Man (uncredited)
Celia Lovsky
as Lagana's Mother in Portrait (uncredited)
Ted Stanhope
as Lagana's Butler (uncredited)
Herbert Lytton
as Martin (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney
as Dixon (uncredited)
Laura Mason
as B-Girl (uncredited)
Paul Maxey
as George Fuller (uncredited)
Joseph Mell
as Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Patrick Miller
as Intern (uncredited)
William Murphy
as Reds (uncredited)
Ezelle Poule
as Mrs Tucker (uncredited)
Norma Randall
as Jill (uncredited)
Robert Stevenson
as Bill Rutherford (uncredited)
William Vedder
as Janitor (uncredited)
Fritz Lang Director

Charles Lang Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up
Jean Louis Costume Design

George Cooper Sound Engineer
Mischa Bakaleinikoff Music Director

Charles Nelson Editor

William P. McGivern Original Story

Robert Arthur Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Clay Campbell Makeup Artist
Helen Hunt Hairstylist

William Kiernan Set Decoration

Milton Feldman Assistant Director

Sydney Boehm Screenplay

Henry Vars Original Music Composer
Arthur Morton Original Music Composer

Robert Peterson Art Direction

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