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Below the Deadline (1946)

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65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A veteran, Joe Hilton (Warren Douglas), returns from the war to find that his brother Jeffrey Hilton (George Meeker), a gangster, has been killed. His quest for revenge leads him to take over his brother's illegal operations but his ...See moreA veteran, Joe Hilton (Warren Douglas), returns from the war to find that his brother Jeffrey Hilton (George Meeker), a gangster, has been killed. His quest for revenge leads him to take over his brother's illegal operations but his sweetheart, Lynn Turner (Ramsay Ames), persuades him to change his ways and return to the straight and narrow. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Forrest Judd (screenplay) | Harvey Gates (screenplay) | Ivan Tors (original story)
Cinematographer
Harry Neumann (photographed by)
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Status
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Updated Aug 3, 1946

Release date
Aug 3, 1946 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Warren Douglas
Joe Hilton Joe Hilton   See fewer
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Ramsay Ames
Lynn Turner Lynn Turner   See fewer
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Jan Wiley
Vivian Saunders Vivian Saunders   See fewer
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Paul Maxey
Arthur Brennan Arthur Brennan   See fewer
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Philip Van Zandt
Oney Kessel Oney Kessel   See fewer
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Bruce Edwards
Samuel P. Austin Samuel P. Austin   See fewer
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George Meeker
Jeffrey Hilton Jeffrey Hilton   See fewer
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Clancy Cooper
Nichols Nichols   See fewer
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Cay Forester
Blonde (as Cay Forrester) Blonde (as Cay Forrester)   See fewer
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Al Bridge
Turner (as Alan Bridges) Turner (as Alan Bridges)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
James S. Vail James S. Vail   See fewer
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Vera Pavlovska
Russian Singer Russian Singer   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Charlie - Kessel Henchman Charlie - Kessel Henchman   See fewer
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Meyer Grace
Kessel Henchman Kessel Henchman   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Kane - Club Owner Kane - Club Owner   See fewer
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Fern Barry
Miss Allison (uncredited) Miss Allison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Cornwall
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Ferguson
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Sam Harris
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Mike Lally
Rocky (uncredited) Rocky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McLure
Politician (uncredited) Politician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy O'Gatty
Kewpie (uncredited) Kewpie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
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5.3 / 10 | 79 votes