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This Gun for Hire (1942)

Hit man Philip Raven, whos kind to children and cats, kills a blackmailer and is paid off by traitor Willard Gates in \"hot\" money. Meanwhile, pert entertainer Ellen Graham, girlfriend of police Lieut. Crane (who\'s after Raven) is enlisted by a Senate committee to help investigate Gates. Raven, seeking Gates for revenge, meets Ellen on the train; their relationship gradually evolves from that of killer and potential victim to an uneasy alliance against a common enemy.

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Rated: 7.10 (based on 30 votes)
Status: Released
Production Companies : Paramount Pictures
Production Countries : United States of America

Lover without a heart...killer without a conscience!

Spoken Languages: English

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This Gun for Hire (1942) Movie Cast

Veronica Lake as Ellen GrahamVeronica Lake as Ellen GrahamVeronica Lake as Ellen Graham
Robert Preston as Det. Michael CraneRobert Preston as Det. Michael CraneRobert Preston as Det. Michael Crane
Laird Cregar as Willard GatesLaird Cregar as Willard GatesLaird Cregar as Willard Gates
Alan Ladd as Philip RavenAlan Ladd as Philip RavenAlan Ladd as Philip Raven
Tully Marshall as Alvin BrewsterTully Marshall as Alvin BrewsterTully Marshall as Alvin Brewster
Marc Lawrence as TommyMarc Lawrence as TommyMarc Lawrence as Tommy
Olin Howland as Blair Fletcher (as Olin Howlin)Olin Howland as Blair Fletcher (as Olin Howlin)Olin Howland as Blair Fletcher (as Olin Howlin)
Roger Imhof as Senator BurnettRoger Imhof as Senator BurnettRoger Imhof as Senator Burnett
Pamela Blake as AnniePamela Blake as AnniePamela Blake as Annie
Frank Ferguson as Albert BakerFrank Ferguson as Albert BakerFrank Ferguson as Albert Baker
Victor Kilian as DrewVictor Kilian as DrewVictor Kilian as Drew
Patricia Farr as RubyPatricia Farr as RubyPatricia Farr as Ruby
Harry Shannon as Steve FinnertyHarry Shannon as Steve FinnertyHarry Shannon as Steve Finnerty
Charles C. Wilson as Police CaptainCharles C. Wilson as Police CaptainCharles C. Wilson as Police Captain
Mikhail Rasumny as SlukeyMikhail Rasumny as SlukeyMikhail Rasumny as Slukey
Bernadene Hayes as Albert Baker's SecretaryBernadene Hayes as Albert Baker's SecretaryBernadene Hayes as Albert Baker's Secretary
Chester Clute as Rooming House ManagerChester Clute as Rooming House ManagerChester Clute as Rooming House Manager
Charles Arnt as Male DressmakerCharles Arnt as Male DressmakerCharles Arnt as Male Dressmaker
Clem Bevans as Scissor GrinderClem Bevans as Scissor GrinderClem Bevans as Scissor Grinder
Don Barclay as Piano Player (uncredited)Don Barclay as Piano Player (uncredited)Don Barclay as Piano Player (uncredited)
Karin Booth as Waitress (uncredited)Karin Booth as Waitress (uncredited)Karin Booth as Waitress (uncredited)
Harry Brown as Superintendent (uncredited)Harry Brown as Superintendent (uncredited)Harry Brown as Superintendent (uncredited)
Yvonne De Carlo as Showgirl at Neptune Club (uncredited)Yvonne De Carlo as Showgirl at Neptune Club (uncredited)Yvonne De Carlo as Showgirl at Neptune Club (uncredited)
Gordon De Main as Superintendent (uncredited)Gordon De Main as Superintendent (uncredited)Gordon De Main as Superintendent (uncredited)
Jim Farley as Night Watchman (uncredited)Jim Farley as Night Watchman (uncredited)Jim Farley as Night Watchman (uncredited)
Harry Hayden as Man in Restaurant Recognizing Gates (uncredited)Harry Hayden as Man in Restaurant Recognizing Gates (uncredited)Harry Hayden as Man in Restaurant Recognizing Gates (uncredited)
Arthur Loft as Man who Bumps into Raven (uncredited)Arthur Loft as Man who Bumps into Raven (uncredited)Arthur Loft as Man who Bumps into Raven (uncredited)
Charles McMurphy as Detective (uncredited)Charles McMurphy as Detective (uncredited)Charles McMurphy as Detective (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley as Conductor (uncredited)Pat O'Malley as Conductor (uncredited)Pat O'Malley as Conductor (uncredited)
Sarah Padden as Mrs. Mason (uncredited)Sarah Padden as Mrs. Mason (uncredited)Sarah Padden as Mrs. Mason (uncredited)
Cyril Ring as Neptune Club Waiter (uncredited)Cyril Ring as Neptune Club Waiter (uncredited)Cyril Ring as Neptune Club Waiter (uncredited)
Julian Rivero as Man with Monkey (uncredited)Julian Rivero as Man with Monkey (uncredited)Julian Rivero as Man with Monkey (uncredited)
Tim Ryan as Weems - Guard (uncredited)Tim Ryan as Weems - Guard (uncredited)Tim Ryan as Weems - Guard (uncredited)
John Sheehan as Keever (uncredited)John Sheehan as Keever (uncredited)John Sheehan as Keever (uncredited)
Phil Tead as Machinist (uncredited)Phil Tead as Machinist (uncredited)Phil Tead as Machinist (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan as Police Sgt. Charlie Carlisle (uncredited)Emmett Vogan as Police Sgt. Charlie Carlisle (uncredited)Emmett Vogan as Police Sgt. Charlie Carlisle (uncredited)
Richard Webb as Young Man (uncredited)Richard Webb as Young Man (uncredited)Richard Webb as Young Man (uncredited)
Robert Winkler as Jimmie (uncredited)Robert Winkler as Jimmie (uncredited)Robert Winkler as Jimmie (uncredited)

This Gun for Hire (1942) Movie Crew

Novel - Graham GreeneNovel - Graham GreeneNovel - Graham Greene
Screenplay - W.R. BurnettScreenplay - W.R. BurnettScreenplay - W.R. Burnett
Director of Photography - John F. SeitzDirector of Photography - John F. SeitzDirector of Photography - John F. Seitz
Art Direction - Hans DreierArt Direction - Hans DreierArt Direction - Hans Dreier
Costume Design - Edith HeadCostume Design - Edith HeadCostume Design - Edith Head