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The Unknown Man
Directed by:
Richard Thorpe

Directed by Richard Thorpe, "The Unknown Man" (also known as "Sconosciuto, Lo", "Behind the Law", "Thin Knife, The") is a Film-noir/Crime/Drama film, released in the USA on November 16 of 1951 . Walter Pidgeon is starring, alongside Ann Harding, Barry Sullivan, Keefe Brasselle, Lewis Stone and Eduard Franz.

Who directed "The Unknown Man":

The Unknown Man was directed by Richard Thorpe, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before directing The Unknown Man, Richard Thorpe had directed The Great Caruso, released in 1951, Vengeance Valley (1951), Three Little Words (1950), Malaya (1949), Challenge to Lassie (1949), and Big Jack (1949). Since, he directed It's a Big Country, released in 1951, Ivanhoe (1952), The Prisoner of Zenda (1952), Knights of the Round Table (1953), The Girl Who Had Everything (1953), and All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953).

What was the release date of "The Unknown Man":

The Unknown Man was first released on Friday, November 16, 1951, in the United States.. This was sixty-eight (68) years ago.

What is the casting of "The Unknown Man":

At the casting of The Unknown Man we find Walter Pidgeon, previously seen in Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) and The Miniver Story (1950); Ann Harding (Two Weeks with Love (1950), The Magnificent Yankee (1950)); Barry Sullivan (Cause for Alarm! (1951), Mr. Imperium (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Ann Harding, Eduard Franz, Richard Anderson and Philip Ober have all also be seen in The Magnificent Yankee, released in 1950.
  • Barry Sullivan, Richard Anderson and John Maxwell also appeared together in A Life of Her Own, released in 1950.
  • Walter Pidgeon, Richard Anderson and Robert Williams also appeared in Hit the Deck, released in 1955.
  • Richard Anderson and Barry Sullivan, Lewis Stone can all be seen in Grounds for Marriage, released in 1951.
  • Walter Pidgeon, Eduard Franz and Richard Anderson also appeared together in Dream Wife, released in 1953.
  • Robert Williams and Barry Sullivan, Lewis Stone can be seen in Any Number Can Play, released in 1949.
  • Lewis Stone and Ann Harding, Keefe Brasselle also appeared together in It's a Big Country, released in 1951.

What is the Storyline of "The Unknown Man":

Defense attorney Dwight Bradley Masen is successful in seeking the acquittal of a young man, Rudi Walchek, accused of knifing to death the 19-year-old son of a local locksmith, but when Rudi lets a comment slip after the trial, Masen realizes he has defended a guilty man. Masen discovers that Rudi is also a member of a syndicate extorting money from the scared merchants in the locksmith's neighborhood. After unearthing new evidence, Masen tries to convince the D.A. to retry the case, but the latter refuses [...]

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