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Chicago Deadline (1949)

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86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Adams finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Adams comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
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Warren Duff (screenplay) | Tiffany Thayer (novel "One Woman")
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Updated Nov 3, 1949

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Nov 3, 1949 (United States)

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64 cast members
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Alan Ladd
Ed Adams Ed Adams   See fewer
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Donna Reed
Rosita Jean d'Ur Rosita Jean d'Ur   See fewer
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June Havoc
Leona Purdy Leona Purdy   See fewer
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Irene Hervey
Belle Dorset Belle Dorset   See fewer
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Arthur Kennedy
Tommy Ditman Tommy Ditman   See fewer
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Berry Kroeger
Solly Wellman Solly Wellman   See fewer
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Harold Vermilyea
Jack Anstruder Jack Anstruder   See fewer
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Shepperd Strudwick
Edgar 'Blacky' Franchot Edgar 'Blacky' Franchot   See fewer
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Gavin Muir
G.G. Temple G.G. Temple   See fewer
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John Beal
Paul Jean d'Ur Paul Jean d'Ur   See fewer
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Tom Powers
Glenn Howard Glenn Howard   See fewer
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Howard Freeman
Hotspur Shaner Hotspur Shaner   See fewer
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Paul Lees
Bat Bennett Bat Bennett   See fewer
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Margaret Field
Minerva Minerva   See fewer
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Harry Antrim
George Gribbe George Gribbe   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
Jerry Cavanaugh Jerry Cavanaugh   See fewer
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Eric Alden
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Blake
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Ralph Brooks
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Paul Bryar
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Douglas Carter
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Carveth
Marty (uncredited) Marty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Chapman
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Minister (uncredited) Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Cooley
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Jim Davies
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dulcie Day
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Fight Crowd Extra (uncredited) Fight Crowd Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dundee
Thug Who Mugs Ed (uncredited) Thug Who Mugs Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julia Faye
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
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Jerry James
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Richard Keene
John Spingler (uncredited) John Spingler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
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Phyllis Kennedy
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Lane
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Celia Lovsky
Mrs. Schleffler (uncredited) Mrs. Schleffler (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
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Carole Mathews
Miss Lee - Secretary (uncredited) Miss Lee - Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Meader
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Ralph Montgomery
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Lyle Moraine
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Ottola Nesmith
Sister John (uncredited) Sister John (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Overman
Lou Horan (uncredited) Lou Horan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Rand
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Joane Rexer
Specialty Act (uncredited) Specialty Act (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Rexer
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Jack Roberts
Handler (uncredited) Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leona Roberts
Maggie (uncredited) Maggie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcia Grantland (uncredited) Marcia Grantland (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Sandford
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Arthur Space
Detective Pete Peterson (uncredited) Detective Pete Peterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie - Reporter (uncredited) Charlie - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 208 votes