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A Dangerous Profession

Overview

The Dangerous Profession of the title is the bail-bond business. George Raft stars as Kane, a former cop turned professional bail-raiser. When one of his customers, robbery suspect Brackett Bill Williams, is mysteriously murdered, Kane wants to know why. His reasons are twofold: he has an insatiable curiosity, and he's fallen in love with Brackett's widow Lucy Ella Raines. As his business partner Farley Pat O'Brien looks on in mute bewilderment, Kane risks life and limb to solve the mystery. The plot doesn't ...
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Overview

The Dangerous Profession of the title is the bail-bond business. George Raft stars as Kane, a former cop turned professional bail-raiser. When one of his customers, robbery suspect Brackett Bill Williams, is mysteriously murdered, Kane wants to know why. His reasons are twofold: he has an insatiable curiosity, and he's fallen in love with Brackett's widow Lucy Ella Raines. As his business partner Farley Pat O'Brien looks on in mute bewilderment, Kane risks life and limb to solve the mystery. The plot doesn't always make sense, but in 1949 it was reassuring to see George Raft and Pat O'Brien harking back to their cinematic halcyon days of the 1930s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2013
  • UPC: 883316751985
  • Original Release: 1949
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Full Frame
  • Time: 1:19:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 37,369

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Raft Kane
Ella Raines Lucy
Pat O'Brien Farley
Bill Williams Brackett
Roland Winters McKay
Betty Underwood Elaine
Robert Gist Collins
David Wolfe Dawson
Ralph Volkie
Dick Dickinson Thin Man
Ken Terrell Man
Jim Backus Ferrone
Barry Brooks Detective
Terry Wilson
Charmienne Harker Helen
Jonathan Hale Lennert
Mack Gray Fred, a Taxi Driver
Paul Maxey Judge Thompson
Frank Shannon Barman
Michael St. Angel Roberts
Donald Dillaway Young Drunk
Lynne Roberts Miss Wilson
Technical Credits
Ted Tetzlaff Director
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Musical Direction/Supervision
Albert S. D'Agostino Art Director
Robert de Grasse Cinematographer
Warren B. Duff Screenwriter
Alfred Herman Art Director
Frederick Hollander Score Composer
Frederic Knudtson Editor
Harley Miller Set Decoration/Design
Clem Portman Sound/Sound Designer
Martin Rackin Screenwriter
Sid Rogell Executive Producer
Darrell Silvera Set Decoration/Design
Robert Sparks Producer
Michael Woulfe Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dangerous Profession
1. Chapter 1 [1:00]
2. Chapter 2 [2:46]
3. Chapter 3 [1:47]
4. Chapter 4 [1:00]
5. Chapter 5 [2:18]
6. Chapter 6 [3:30]
7. Chapter 7 [:46]
8. Chapter 8 [3:34]
9. Chapter 9 [2:52]
10. Chapter 10 [2:03]
11. Chapter 11 [3:01]
12. Chapter 12 [2:55]
13. Chapter 13 [1:21]
14. Chapter 14 [1:20]
15. Chapter 15 [2:17]
16. Chapter 16 [1:33]
17. Chapter 17 [3:59]
18. Chapter 18 [2:29]
19. Chapter 19 [1:36]
20. Chapter 20 [4:14]
21. Chapter 21 [4:24]
22. Chapter 22 [1:24]
23. Chapter 23 [1:07]
24. Chapter 24 [2:26]
25. Chapter 25 [2:26]
26. Chapter 26 [2:40]
27. Chapter 27 [:59]
28. Chapter 28 [3:34]
29. Chapter 29 [1:54]
30. Chapter 30 [1:55]
31. Chapter 31 [3:37]
32. Chapter 32 [1:28]
33. Chapter 33 [1:31]
34. Chapter 34 [1:22]
35. Chapter 35 [1:33]
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