D.O.A.Publisher number: 3351442 | KanopyPublisher: NYX Channel, 1949Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (84 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
- two-dimensional moving image
- online resource
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Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler
Originally produced by NYX Channel in 1949.
Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien) is about to die, and he knows it. The accountant has been poisoned and has only 24 hours before the lethal concoction kills him. Determined to find out who his murderer is, Frank, with the help of his assistant and girlfriend, Paula (Pamela Britton), begins to trace back over his last steps.. As he frantically tries to unravel the mystery behind his own impending demise, his sleuthing leads him to a group of crooked businessmen and another murder.. Chosen for preservation by the National Film Preservation Board, USA.. "[Director] Maté shoots fast and always to the point as he drives his protagonist through endless doorways and rooms which are like trapdoors and boxes in an accelerating nightmare." - Time Out
Mode of access: World Wide Web.