Boomerang! (1947) - Watch Online. Directed by Elia Kazan

Genres Comedy     Crime     Drama     Film-Noir    
IMDb rating
Writers Richard Murphy (screenplay)
Fulton Oursler (article) (as Anthony Abbot)
Country USA
Language English
Runtime 88 min
Awards 1947 Cannes Film Festival
1996 Berlin International Film Festival
Boomerang! 1947
Plot This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence.... see Boomerang! on IMDb

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  • Boomerang (1947 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Boomerang! is a 1947 film based on the true story of a vagrant who was accused of murder, only to be found innocent through the efforts of the prosecutor. It stars Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden, Arthur Kennedy and Jane Wyatt. The film was directed by Elia Kazan, based on a story ...

  • Boomerang! (1947) - IMDb

    Directed by Elia Kazan. With Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams. The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

  • Boomerang! (1947) Elia Kazan « Twenty Four Frames

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  • Boomerang! (1947) - Articles - - Turner Classic Movies

    Boomerang! (1947) Elia Kazan has long been lionized for ushering in a grittier, more realistic form of Hollywood filmmaking through such classic pictures as A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and On the Waterfront (1954).

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    Detailed review of the film Boomerang! (1947) directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb

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    THE FILM: Elia Kazan's Boomerang! is much more than a film-noir. It's a commentary on social existence, a riveting and entertaining drama and all-in-all a creative idea.

  • Boomerang! (1947) Elia Kazan | Title sequence

    Title sequence from the film noir 'Boomerang!' (1947), directed by Elia Kazan, starring Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden

  • Boomerang! (Elia Kazan, 1947) | Read Write Hand

    Boomerang!, from 1947, is an early example of ‘docu-noir’ – a sub-genre in which facts from a real-life incident are used as framework for exploring film noir staples like violence and corruption.

  • Boomerang! (1947), a film by Elia Kazan -Theiapolis

    Starring Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams, Arthur Kennedy and Sam Levene, «Boomerang!» (also known as "Boomerang, l'arma che uccide", "Bumerang", "Boomerang") is a Crime/Film-noir/Drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and written by Richard Murphy and Fulton Oursler, released ...

  • Boomerang! (1947) - Lasso The Movies

    In the 1947 drama film “Bommerang!” director Elia Kazan brings to the screen the unbelievably true story of a man falsely accused of killing Reverend Hubert Dahme.

  • Boomerang Blu-ray - Dana Andrews - DVDBeaver

    One of the early films by Method Actor's director Elia Kazan (A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront), Boomerang! also marked one of the early American Hollywood entries into the Cannes Film Festival in 1947.

  • Boomerang! (1947, Elia Kazan) | The Stop Button

    A review of Elia Kazan's 1947 film, "Boomerang!," starring Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt and Lee J. Cobb.

  • BOOMERANG (1947) - Crimeculture

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  • Boomerang - Eureka | Home of the Masters of Cinema

    One of the early films by Method Actors’ director Elia Kazan (A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront), Boomerang! also marked one of the first American Hollywood entries into the Cannes Film Festival in 1947.

  • Classic Movie Ramblings: Boomerang! (1947)

    On the commentary track on the DVD release of Elia Kazan’s 1947 film Boomerang! Alain Silver and James Ursini describe it as a docu-noir, which I suppose is a reasonable description.

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    Boomerang! Boomerang! (Elia Kazan, 1947) Rating: 4/5 Reviewed by Dave Lancaster Summary: A vintage Elia Kazan powderkeg crime drama, 'Boomerang!' is worth the price of the Blu-ray for the disc's documentary alone.

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Movie Description Elia Kazan's brilliant docu-drama about an innocent man brow-beaten into confessing to the murder of a minister. Andrews is the D.A. who decides to dig deeper into what seems like an open-and-shut case. Look for playwright Arthur Miller in the suspect line-up. Based on an article by Anthony Abbott in Reader's Digest. Credits Cast: Dana Andrews Director: Elia Kazan Synopsis This melodrama, based on the true story of an unsolved murder, carefully combines fact with fiction in semi-documentary style. When a prosecuting attorney investigates the killing of a Connecticut clergyman, he begins to suspect that the accused man is innocent -- and sets out to prove it.
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