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Roses Are Red (1947)

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67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A paroled convict who bears a striking resemblance to the local District Attorney is hired by the mob to impersonate him, while the real District Attorney is kidnapped and held captive at a secret location.
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Writer
Irving Elman (screenplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Benjamin H. Kline (as Benjamin Kline)
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Status
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Updated Nov 10, 1947

Release date
Nov 10, 1947 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Don Castle
Robert A. Thorne / Don Carney Robert A. Thorne / Don Carney   See fewer
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Peggy Knudsen
Martha McCormack Martha McCormack   See fewer
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Patricia Knight
Jill Carney Jill Carney   See fewer
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Joe Sawyer
Police Lt. Rocky Wall Police Lt. Rocky Wall   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Jim Locke Jim Locke   See fewer
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Jeff Chandler
John Jones aka The Knuckle John Jones aka The Knuckle   See fewer
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Charles McGraw
Duke Arno Duke Arno   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Lipton Lipton   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
George 'Buster' Cooley George 'Buster' Cooley   See fewer
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Douglas Fowley
Ace Oliver (as Doug Fowley) Ace Oliver (as Doug Fowley)   See fewer
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James Arness
Ray (as James Aurness) Ray (as James Aurness)   See fewer
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Robert Kellard
Interne (as Bob Stevens) Interne (as Bob Stevens)   See fewer
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Eddie Acuff
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chet Brandenburg
Detective Sgt. James (uncredited) Detective Sgt. James (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Carpenter
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheaton Chambers
Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Police Capt. Sharkey (uncredited) Police Capt. Sharkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon B. Clarke
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Coke
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Martin Jones - Photographer (uncredited) Martin Jones - Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Darrell
Jail Guard (uncredited) Jail Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lila Deane
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
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Jody Gilbert
Jill's Landlady (uncredited) Jill's Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Scrubwoman (uncredited) Scrubwoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eula Guy
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Well-Wisher (uncredited) Well-Wisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Kingsford
Frank - Locke's Butler (uncredited) Frank - Locke's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Kruger
Police Sgt. Reddick (uncredited) Police Sgt. Reddick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Pop Morris (uncredited) Pop Morris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Miller
Judge Patterson (uncredited) Judge Patterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Neff
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William Newell
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Babe Stephens
Scott (uncredited) Scott (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Teal
Weston (uncredited) Weston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Worth
Zeller (uncredited) Zeller (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 133 votes