This Gun for Hire (1942)

Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.

Directing:
  • Frank Tuttle

Writing:
  • Albert Maltz
  • W.R. Burnett
  • Graham Greene

Stars:
Release Date: 1942-04-24
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 81
  • Budget: $512,423
  • Revenue: $1,000,000

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Tim Ryan
Tim Ryan
Weems - Guard (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson
Charles C. Wi...
Police Captain
Chester Clute
Chester Clute
Rooming House Manager
Marc Lawrence
Marc Lawrence
Tommy
Victor Kilian
Victor Kilian
Drew
Veronica Lake
Veronica Lake
Ellen Graham
Robert Preston
Robert Presto...
Det. Michael Crane
Laird Cregar
Laird Cregar
Willard Gates
Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
Philip Raven
Tully Marshall
Tully Marshal...
Alvin Brewster
Olin Howland
Olin Howland
Blair Fletcher (as Olin Howlin)
Roger Imhof
Roger Imhof
Senator Burnett
Pamela Blake
Pamela Blake
Annie
Frank Ferguson
Frank Ferguso...
Albert Baker
Harry Shannon
Harry Shannon
Steve Finnerty
Mikhail Rasumny
Mikhail Rasum...
Slukey
Bernadene Hayes
Bernadene Hay...
Albert Baker's Secretary
Mary Davenport
Mary Davenpor...
Salesgirl
Charles Arnt
Charles Arnt
Male Dressmaker
Earle S. Dewey
Earle S. Dewe...
Mr. Collins (as Earle Dewey)
Clem Bevans
Clem Bevans
Scissor Grinder
Don Barclay
Don Barclay
Piano Player (uncredited)
Karin Booth
Karin Booth
Waitress (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler
Eddy Chandler
Demolition Foreman (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham
Jack Cheatham
Policeman (uncredited)
Yvonne De Carlo
Yvonne De Car...
Showgirl at Neptune Club (uncredited)
Gordon De Main
Gordon De Mai...
Superintendent (uncredited)
Jim Farley
Jim Farley
Night Watchman (uncredited)
Virginia Farmer
Virginia Farm...
Maid in Dress Shop (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton
Chuck Hamilto...
Policeman (uncredited)
Harry Hayden
Harry Hayden
Man in Restaurant Recognizing Gates (uncredited)
Charles Irwin
Charles Irwin
Old Irishman (uncredited)
Arthur Loft
Arthur Loft
Man who Bumps into Raven (uncredited)
George Magrill
George Magril...
Policeman (uncredited)
John Marston
John Marston
Superintendent (uncredited)
Charles R. Moore
Charles R. Mo...
Pullman Waiter (uncredited)
Sarah Padden
Sarah Padden
Mrs. Mason (uncredited)
Jack Reitzen
Jack Reitzen
Man at Audition (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Cyril Ring
Neptune Club Waiter (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan
Emmett Vogan
Police Sgt. Charlie Carlisle (uncredited)
Richard Webb
Richard Webb
Young Man (uncredited)
Virita Campbell
Virita Campbe...
Little Girl
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