The Sniper (1952)

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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.


  • Arthur Franz in The Sniper (1952)
  • Robert B. Williams in The Sniper (1952)
  • Arthur Franz in The Sniper (1952)
  • Arthur Franz and Marie Windsor in The Sniper (1952)
  • Marie Windsor in The Sniper (1952)

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This movie marked director Edward Dmytryk's return to directing after being blacklisted and serving time in prison for contempt of court, when he refused to name names of his Communist associates to the House Un-American Activities Committee. As "punishment" for ... ...


Police Insp. Anderson: You know, some solid citizens are gonna' get their brains blown out if they don't pull their heads in... not that they got any brains to begin with.
Police Lt. Frank Kafka: Why don't you tell 'em?
Police Insp. Anderson: I'm waiting for the sound truck...
Police Insp. Anderson: This is Inspector Anderson speaking. Will...


When the policeman (Robert Foulk) is running to catch the young kid with the rifle on the roof of a building he jumps off the same roof twice onto a lower roof.


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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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