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Title of the Film TIP ON A DEAD JOCKEY
Alternative Titles TIME FOR ACTION; LUFTFRACHT OPIUM (Germany)
English Titles  
Year of Release 1957
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 98
Length (in meters) 2691
Colour b/w
Genre Crime, drama
Based on/Source Eponymous short story by Irwin Shaw
Production Companies MGM
Producer(s) Edwin H. Knopf
Director Richard Thorpe
Cast Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone, Gia Scala, Martin Gabel, Marcel Dalio
Literature Variety, 14 August 1957
New York Times, 7 September 1957
Kinematograph Weekly, 31 October 1957
Picturegoer, 14 December 1957
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1957
Special notes Music: Miklos Rozsa
Orchestration: Eugene Zador

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