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Bodyguard (1948)

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62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After being fired for insubordination, homicide detective Mike Carter is hired as bodyguard by the owner of a local meat-packing plant where a meat inspector has been murdered.
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Fred Niblo Jr. (screenplay) | Harry Essex (screenplay) | George W. George (story) | Robert Altman (story) (as Robert B. Altman)
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Updated Sep 4, 1948

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Sep 4, 1948 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Lawrence Tierney
Mike Carter Mike Carter   See fewer
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Priscilla Lane
Doris Brewster Doris Brewster   See fewer
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Phillip Reed
Freddie Dysen Freddie Dysen   See fewer
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June Clayworth
Connie Fenton Connie Fenton   See fewer
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Elisabeth Risdon
Gene Dysen Gene Dysen   See fewer
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Steve Brodie
Fenton Fenton   See fewer
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Frank Fenton
Lt. Borden Lt. Borden   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Capt. Wayne Capt. Wayne   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Adam Stone (uncredited) Adam Stone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Little Man in Street (uncredited) Little Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bedell
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Carleton
Zinnia - Counter Girl (uncredited) Zinnia - Counter Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Clark
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcelle Corday
Maddalena the Maid (uncredited) Maddalena the Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Cota
Pachuco (uncredited) Pachuco (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Detective Sgt. Burch (uncredited) Detective Sgt. Burch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Dolciame
Frankie (uncredited) Frankie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Ellis
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Foster
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Frommer
Joe Torres - Taxi Driver (uncredited) Joe Torres - Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Harvey
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Hawkins
Little Boy in House Trailer (uncredited) Little Boy in House Trailer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pepe Hern
Pachuco (uncredited) Pachuco (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Indrisano
Vic - Hoodlum (uncredited) Vic - Hoodlum (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Detective with Capt. Wayne (uncredited) Detective with Capt. Wayne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Murphy
Arcade Proprietor (uncredited) Arcade Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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William J. O'Brien
Flower Man (uncredited) Flower Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucien Prival
Peter the Butler (uncredited) Peter the Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dewey Robinson
Krueger - Butcher (uncredited) Krueger - Butcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael St. Angel
Kelly - Reporter (uncredited) Kelly - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Thursby
Fitzgibbon (uncredited) Fitzgibbon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Wagenheim
Dr. Briller - Optometrist (uncredited) Dr. Briller - Optometrist (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 510 votes