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Conflict


Category: Film-Noir
All Genres: Film-Noir, Thriller
Release Year: 1945
Country: USA
Runtime: 86
Rating: 7.1 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Curtis Bernhardt
Sound: Mono
Taglines:

  • Theyll break through the fortress walls… or die trying!
  • You can get killed trying to break through the walls of El Condor…but its one helluva way to die!
  • The biggest, most violent adventure ever to explode you out of your seat!
  • WHERE THE TWO DIRTIEST FIGHTERS ALIVE BLAST A FORTRESS OF GOLD APART!

  • Writing by: Arthur T. Horman – writer
    Alfred Neumann – story "The Pentacle"
    Robert Siodmak – story "The Pentacle"
    Dwight Taylor – writer

    Produced by: William Jacobs – producer
    Jack L. Warner – executive producer

    Cast: Humphrey Bogart – Richard Mason
    Alexis Smith – Evelyn Turner
    Sydney Greenstreet – Dr. Mark Hamilton
    Rose Hobart – Kathryn Mason
    Charles Drake – Prof. Norman Holsworth
    Grant Mitchell – Dr. Grant
    Patrick OMoore – Det. Lt. Egan (as Pat OMoore)
    Ann Shoemaker – Nora Grant
    Edwin Stanley – Phillips (as Ed Stanley)
    Bruce Bilson – Lodge bellboy (uncredited)
    Oliver Blake – Pawnbroker #1 (uncredited)

    Music: Friedrich Hollaender
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    Plot Outline: Richard Mason is slightly injured in a car accident but pretends greater hurt so that he cannot accompany his wife Kathryn on a trip to the mountains…
    Plot: Richard Mason is slightly injured in a car accident but pretends greater hurt so that he cannot accompany his wife Kathryn on a trip to the mountains. He does, however, kill her on a lonely mountain road. Or did he? He smells her perfume, finds her jewelry, sees an envelope addressed with her handwriting. He must go back to the scene of the crime to find … what?

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Coming up next Dean Martin as Matt Helm in The Ambushers

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: When Richard sees his wife disappear into an empty apartment, the owner tells him that the place has “redone floors and all new wallpaper”, yet every wall is plain paint.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • The huge fortress of El Condor, built in Spain for this movie, was subsequently featured in many other films, including Ragione per vivere e una per morire, Una (1972) and Conan the Barbarian (1982).
    • The producers had built the El Condor fort, then found they werent happy with the original script, so had Larry Cohen re-write it to have the story focus more on the impressive set.


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