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A Kiss Before Dying (1956)

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94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

A ruthless college student resorts to murder in a futile attempt to marry an heiress.
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Director
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Lawrence Roman (screenplay) | Ira Levin (novel)
Cinematographer
Editor
George A. Gittens (as George Gittens)
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Updated Apr 20, 1956

Release date
Jun 12, 1956 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Robert Wagner
Bud Corliss Bud Corliss   See fewer
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Jeffrey Hunter
Gordon Grant Gordon Grant   See fewer
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Virginia Leith
Ellen Kingship Ellen Kingship   See fewer
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Joanne Woodward
Dorothy ('Dorie') Kingship Dorothy ('Dorie') Kingship   See fewer
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Mary Astor
Mrs. Corliss Mrs. Corliss   See fewer
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George Macready
Leo Kingship Leo Kingship   See fewer
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Robert Quarry
Dwight Powell Dwight Powell   See fewer
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Howard Petrie
Howard Chesser, Chief of Police Howard Chesser, Chief of Police   See fewer
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Bill Walker
Bill, the Butler Bill, the Butler   See fewer
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Molly McCart
Annabelle Koch Annabelle Koch   See fewer
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Marlene Felton
Medical Student Medical Student   See fewer
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Robert Ivers
Student at Murder Scene (uncredited) Student at Murder Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Martin
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe McGuinn
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Jack Stoney
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 2,491 votes