Out of the Past

Out of the Past

  • Not Rated
  • 1947
  • 97 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, film-noir

A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Screenwriter: Daniel Mainwaring

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas

Anchored by a wistful Robert Mitchum, Out of the Past is an exemplary noir steeped in doom and sensuality.


Main Cast


Producer: Warren Duff

Editor: Samuel E. Beetley

Director Of Photography: Nicholas Musuraca

Original Music Composer: Roy Webb

Costume Design: Edward Stevenson

Executive Producer: Robert Sparks


Source: based on the novel by Daniel Mainwaring

Tagline: A guy without a fortune! A girl with too much past!

Genres: crime, drama, film-noir, romance, thriller

Certificate: Not Rated

Categories: framed for murder, secret past, double cross, small town, femme fatale, private eye


Year: 1947

Runtime: 97 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Black and White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Sound Mix: Mono