Out of the Past (Blu-ray)

Robert Mitchum stars as a tough private eye who is caught in a complex web of love, money and murder when he is hired to find a hood's homicidal girlfriend and falls in love with her.
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  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: August 12, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1947
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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User Ratings: 7,983
Fairly well played, and very well photographed (by Nicholas Musuraca), the action develops a routine kind of pseudo-tension. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Jan 24, 2018
Rating: A+ -- [VIDEO ESSAY] One of the best-loved '40s era contributions to the film noir genre, Director Jacques Tourneur's "Out of the Past" (1947) is a definitive model. Full Review
ColeSmithey.com
Feb 11, 2012
Each change of angle and shift of light evokes an inner disturbance; the actors seem to push through the dense shadow as through water, revealing fast people in slow motion ... Full Review
New Yorker
Apr 7, 2014
Rating: 4/4 -- 'Maybe we thought the world would end,' Mitchum muses, during a short-lived spell of happiness in Mexico. 'Maybe we thought it was a dream.' A dream? In his trench coat and fedora, he's clearly not a man destined to die quietly in his bed. Full Review
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
Sep 4, 2014
All these B movie poets were under contract to RKO in the winter of 1946, and produced the best movie of everyone involved -- once seen, never forgotten. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
In a genre full of desperate characters scrambling and plotting to grab their slice of the American dream, Jacques Tourneur's Out of the Past (1947) is a hard-boiled tale of betrayal with an unusually haunting quality. Full Review
Parallax View
Mar 14, 2015
As an antidote to post-prandial lethargy it will do yeoman service... Full Review
The Spectator
Jun 19, 2018

Description by OLDIES.com:

Everything you want in a film noir: a tenacious detective (Robert Mitchum) spinning his wheels to make good. A drop-dead beauty (Jane Greer) up to no good, and moneyed mobster (Kirk Douglas) with a shark's grin, plus double-crosses, fall guys, shadowy rooms and bleak souls.

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Warner Archive Collection

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  • Sales Rank: 38,067
  • UPC: 888574043230
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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