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Directed by:
Vincent Sherman

Starring Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae, Edmond O'Brien, Dane Clark, Viveca Lindfors and Ed Begley, "Backfire" (also known as "Fuoco alle spalle", "Gesetzlos") is a Crime/Mystery/Film-noir/Drama film directed by Vincent Sherman, released in the USA on January 26 of 1950.

Who is the director of "Backfire":

Backfire was directed by Vincent Sherman, an American director, actor, writer, and producer.

Before directing Backfire, Vincent Sherman had directed The Hasty Heart, released in 1949, Adventures of Don Juan (1948), The Unfaithful (1947), In Our Time (1944), Across the Pacific (1942), and All Through the Night (1941). Since, he directed The Damned Don't Cry, released in 1950, Harriet Craig (1950), Goodbye, My Fancy (1951), Lone Star (1952), Affair in Trinidad (1952), and The Garment Jungle (1957).

When was "Backfire" released:

Backfire was first released on Thursday, January 26, 1950, in the United States.. This was sixty-nine (69) years ago.

It has been released on 1960 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Backfire":

At the casting of Backfire we find Virginia Mayo, previously seen in Colorado Territory (1949) and Flaxy Martin (1949); Gordon MacRae (); Edmond O'Brien (An Act of Murder (1948), Fighter Squadron (1948)) [ more... ]

  • Edmond O'Brien and John Ridgely also appeared together in The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952.
  • Virginia Mayo and Gordon MacRae can be seen in Starlift, released in 1951.
  • Edmond O'Brien and Ed Begley can be seen in The Turning Point, released in 1952.

What is the Storyline of "Backfire":

The Stooges are auto mechanics who need money in order to marry their sweethearts. While working in their auto garage, some escaped convicts pull in with a damaged fender. While the trio are working on the vehicle, they hear a news flash over the radio about some escaped convicts. They put the pieces together and realize that the baddies are right in their garage. The boys capture the crooks, collect the reward, and marry their sweethearts.


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