This edition: The Big Combo (1955)
First aired: June 10, 2017.
(1955, USA, 87 min.Crime | Drama | Film-Noir)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis. Writer: Philip Yordan (by)
Stars: Richard Conte, Jean Wallace, Cornel Wilde.
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
Discussion guest: Foster Hirsch, Brooklyn College.
Mr. Foster Hirsch Professor, Brooklyn College, CUNY