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The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice(1946)

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Brief Synopsis

Illicit lovers plot to kill the woman's older husband.

Cast & Crew

Tay Garnett Director
Lana Turner Cora Smith
John Garfield Frank Chambers
Cecil Kellaway Nick Smith
Hume Cronyn Arthur Keats
Leon Ames Kyle Sackett
Audrey Totter Madge Gorland
Alan Reed Ezra Liam Kennedy
Jeff York Blair
Charles Williams Jimmie White

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 3 May 1946
Release Date:  1946 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  113 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Cora the Exploiter

    Jeff Boston 2019-11-08

    The lord added a little more sugar to the mix with Lana Turner, and she's got plenty of spice here where she makes nice with Garfield's Frank... MORE>

  • Stealing A Man's Wife, That's Nothing,

    frank r. lopez 2019-08-18

    ....stealing his car, that's larceny. 1946 box office film noir hit, based on the novel by James M. Cain and directed by Tay Garnett, which is a... MORE>

  • How to steal a film...

    el debbo 2018-04-25

    with a supporting role. Watch Hume Cronyn and Leon Ames...both excellent! Theories abound for reasons why this movie was named 'The Postman...'.... MORE>