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Boomerang! (1947)

Not Rated
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
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Director
Writers
Richard Murphy (screenplay) | Fulton Oursler (based upon an article published in The Reader's Digest December, 1945) (as Anthony Abbot)
Producer
Louis De Rochemont (as Louis de Rochemont)
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Budget
$1,140,000
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Release date
Feb 28, 1947 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Dana Andrews
Henry L. Harvey Henry L. Harvey   See fewer
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Jane Wyatt
Madge Harvey Madge Harvey   See fewer
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Lee J. Cobb
Chief Harold F. Robinson Chief Harold F. Robinson   See fewer
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Cara Williams
Irene Nelson Irene Nelson   See fewer
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Arthur Kennedy
John Waldron John Waldron   See fewer
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Sam Levene
Dave Woods Dave Woods   See fewer
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Taylor Holmes
T.M. Wade T.M. Wade   See fewer
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Robert Keith
'Mac' McCreery 'Mac' McCreery   See fewer
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Ed Begley
Paul Harris Paul Harris   See fewer
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E.J. Ballantine
McDonald - 'Morning Record' Editor (uncredited) McDonald - 'Morning Record' Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rollin Bauer
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Royal Beal
Johnson - Police Ballistics Expert (uncredited) Johnson - Police Ballistics Expert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wyrley Birch
Father George A. Lambert (uncredited) Father George A. Lambert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Bryant
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Carew
Annie (uncredited) Annie (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Carmody
Thomas Callahan (uncredited) Thomas Callahan (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Challee
Whitney - Harvey's Assistant (uncredited) Whitney - Harvey's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clay Clement
Judge Tate (uncredited) Judge Tate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Coolidge
Jim Crossman (uncredited) Jim Crossman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dimples Cooper
Church Choir Member (uncredited) Church Choir Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Davis
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dobson
Bill - Cub Reporter (uncredited) Bill - Cub Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ned Dowdall
Detective on Stairs (uncredited) Detective on Stairs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Freed
Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited) Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Garrick
Graham Rogers - Storekeeper (uncredited) Graham Rogers - Storekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Greaza
Mayor Swayze (uncredited) Mayor Swayze (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reed Hadley
Off-Screen Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Off-Screen Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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John F. Hamilton
Man in Barber Shop (uncredited) Man in Barber Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helene Hatch
Catherine Manion - Plaza Theatre Cashier (uncredited) Catherine Manion - Plaza Theatre Cashier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bern Hoffman
Tom (uncredited) Tom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Kadison
Maloney (uncredited) Maloney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Kazan
Paul Lukash (uncredited) Paul Lukash (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Keith
Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited) Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Kelley
Desk Sgt. Dugan (uncredited) Desk Sgt. Dugan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Lackland
Commissioner Thomas Benson James (uncredited) Commissioner Thomas Benson James (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Landers
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Leverett
Stone - Harvey's Assistant (uncredited) Stone - Harvey's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Lonergan
Eugene Cary (uncredited) Eugene Cary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan MacAteer
Herron (uncredited) Herron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl Malden
Det. Lt. White (uncredited) Det. Lt. White (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack McCauley
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ida McGuire
Miss Roberts (uncredited) Miss Roberts (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Miller
Man in Lineup (uncredited) Man in Lineup (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anna Minot
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Coby Neal
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Overton
Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited) Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence K. Paquin
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Petrie
Harry O'Shea - Public Defender (uncredited) Harry O'Shea - Public Defender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Pryor
Man in Lineup (uncredited) Man in Lineup (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Ratner
Investigator (uncredited) Investigator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leona Roberts
Mrs. Crossman (uncredited) Mrs. Crossman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Ross
Warren (uncredited) Warren (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dudley Sadler
Dr. William Rainsford (uncredited) Dr. William Rainsford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucia Backus Seger
Mrs. Lukash - Witness (uncredited) Mrs. Lukash - Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Stearns
Rev. Gardiner (uncredited) Rev. Gardiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Stehli
Ryan - Coroner (uncredited) Ryan - Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Stewart
Mr. Graham (uncredited) Mr. Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Thomajan
Ronolo Cartucci - Witness (uncredited) Ronolo Cartucci - Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 3,639 votes