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The Big Combo (1955)

Episode #14

The Big Combo (1955)Allied Artists Pictures released The Big Combo on February 13, 1955. Joseph Lewis directed the film which starred Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, and Jean Wallace.

‘The Big Combo’ Movie Summary

Police Lieutenant Leonard Diamond is intent on bringing down a gangster known as Mr. Brown. It’s clear to everyone who works with Diamond that he’s also obsessed with Brown’s girlfriend, Susan Lowell. After she tries to commit suicide, Diamond learn of the name Alicia, and has his men look into the mysterious person.

Mr. Brown’s thugs consist of his not-so-loyal second in command, Joe McClure, and his muscle men, Fante and Mingo. After Diamond begins to shake things up, Mr. Brown orders the men to kidnap Diamond, and torture him for information; but not leave any physical marks. Then they force hair tonic down his throat to make it look like he just went out and got white girl wasted before setting him free.

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    1. Lori is taking a break until August I believe, so it’s been pushed back to December now. Unless anything changes, In a Lonely Place (1950), Alphaville (1965), Phantom Lady (1944), The Killers (1946), and Fallen Angel (1945) will all come first.

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