Close Up

Overview

Filmed entirely on location in New York, Close-Up affords a rare starring role for character actor Alan Baxter. While on assignment, newsreel photographer Phil Sparr Baxter happens to film a passerby named Beaumont Richard Kollmar. Suddenly, everyone is interested in what Sparr has captured on film, none more so than girl reporter Peggy Virginia Gilmore. It turns out that both Beaumont and Peggy are members of a secret neo-Nazi organization, headed by the very mean-spirited Mr. Gibbons Philip Huston. Taking ...
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Overview

Filmed entirely on location in New York, Close-Up affords a rare starring role for character actor Alan Baxter. While on assignment, newsreel photographer Phil Sparr Baxter happens to film a passerby named Beaumont Richard Kollmar. Suddenly, everyone is interested in what Sparr has captured on film, none more so than girl reporter Peggy Virginia Gilmore. It turns out that both Beaumont and Peggy are members of a secret neo-Nazi organization, headed by the very mean-spirited Mr. Gibbons Philip Huston. Taking advantage of his newfound "hero" status he was usually the bad guy, Alan Baxter shows off his athletic prowess in a pulse-pounding climactic chase involving two speeding ferryboats.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/31/2012
  • UPC: 089218682697
  • Original Release: 1948
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 73,339

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Alan Baxter Phil Sparr
Virginia Gilmore Peggy
Loring Smith Avery
Russell Collins Beck
Wendell Phillips Harold
Joey Faye Roger
Sid Melton Cabby
Maurice Manson Inspector Lonigan
Lauren Gilbert Miller
Erin O'Kelly Receptionist
Philip Huston Gibbons
Technical Credits
Jack Donohue Director, Screenwriter
John Bright Screenwriter
Robert Klager Editor
William J. Miller Cinematographer
Jerome Moross Score Composer
Frank Satenstein Producer
Max Wilk Screenwriter
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