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Title of the Film THE GLASS KEY
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Year of Release 1942
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 85
Length (in meters) 2344
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, film noir
Based on/Source Novel by Dashiell Hammett
Production Companies Paramount Pictures
Producer(s) Fred Kohlmar
Director Stuart Heisler
Cast Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Bonita Granville, Joseph Calleia, William Bendix
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 17 September 1942
Jewish Chronicle, 2 October 1942
Times, 5 October 1942
New York Times, 15 October 1942
Die Zeitung, 16 October 1942
Picturegoer, 17 October 1942
Special notes Director of photography: Theodor Sparkuhl

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