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On Dangerous Ground (1951)

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82 min | Drama, Film-Noir

Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.
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Writers
A.I. Bezzerides (screen play) (as A. I. Bezzerides) (based on an adaptation of the novel) | Nicholas Ray (based on an adaptation of the novel) | Gerald Butler (novel "Mad With Much Heart")
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Updated Dec 13, 1951

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Dec 13, 1951 (United States)

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Ida Lupino
Mary Malden Mary Malden   See fewer
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Robert Ryan
Jim Wilson Jim Wilson   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Walter Brent Walter Brent   See fewer
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Charles Kemper
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Anthony Ross
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Ed Begley
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Ian Wolfe
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Sumner Williams
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Frank Ferguson
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Cleo Moore
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Olive Carey
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Richard Irving
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Patricia Prest
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Roy Alexander
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Frank Arnold
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Vince Barnett
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7.4 / 10 | 5,061 votes