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The Weapon (1956)

81 min | Thriller

A boy accidentally shoots a friend with a gun he found in the rubble of a destroyed building. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.
Director
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Fred Freiberger (screenplay) | Hal E. Chester (original story)
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Reginald H. Wyer (as Reg Wyer)
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Updated Sep 30, 1956

Release date
May 17, 1957 (United States)

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Steve Cochran
Mark Andrews Mark Andrews   See fewer
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Lizabeth Scott
Elsa Jenner Elsa Jenner   See fewer
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George Cole
Joshua Henry Joshua Henry   See fewer
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Herbert Marshall
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Nicole Maurey
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Stanley Maxted
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Felix Felton
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Denis Shaw
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John Horsley
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Fred Johnson
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Joe Aston
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Peter Augustine
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George Bradford
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Roland Brand
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6.3 / 10 | 152 votes