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Rope of Sand (1949)

Not Rated
104 min | Adventure, Film-Noir

A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead.
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Writers
Walter Doniger (story and screenplay) | John Paxton (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Charles Lang (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
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Updated Aug 3, 1949

Release date
Aug 3, 1949 (United States)

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Burt Lancaster
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Paul Henreid
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Claude Rains
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Corinne Calvet
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Sam Jaffe
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John Bromfield
Thompson Thompson   See fewer
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Mike Mazurki
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Edmund Breon
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Josef Marais
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Miranda Marais
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James Adamson
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Frank Alten
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Frank Arnold
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Harry Cording
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Byron Ellis
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Joel Fluellen
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Art Foster
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David Hoffman
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Stuart Holmes
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Kenneth Hunter
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Darby Jones
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Martin Wilkins
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6.8 / 10 | 1,093 votes