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- "Act of Violence" is a 1948 American film noir directed by Fred Zinnemann and adapted for the screen by Robert L. Richards from a story by Collier Young, featuring performances by Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, and Janet Leigh.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- directors: Fred Zinnemann & John Sturges
- producer: William H. Wright
- art direction by Cedric Gibbons
- written by Robert L. Richards & Collier Young
- based on a story by Collier Young
- cinematography by Robert Surtees
- edited by Conrad A. Nervig
- music by Bronisław Kaper
- costume design by Helen Rose
- set decoration by Edwin B. Willis
- genres: Film noir, Black-and-white, Thriller, Crime Fiction, Drama
- released on (66 years ago)
- "Act Of Violence" is a film.
- "Act of Violence" is a 1980 film written by Eduardo Escorel and Roberto Machado and directed by Eduardo Escorel.
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Dictionary of Military Terms (2009)
by U.S. Department of Defense
piracy — An illegal act of violence, depredation (e.g., plundering, robbing, or pillaging), or detention in or over international waters committed for private ends by the crew or passengers of a private ship or aircraft against another ship ...
Encyclopedia of Film Noir (2007)
by Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell
Act of Violence Burr, Raymond Aldrich, Robert Carnival Among the Living Cash on Demand Andrews, Dana Chase, The Angel Face Chinatown Apology for Murder Collateral Asphalt Jungle, The Conte, Richard Beaumont, Hugh Cook, Elisha, ...
The Dream Encyclopedia (2009)
by James R Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver
It may indicate being “stabbed in the back” or being the victim or perpetrator of an act of violence. A knife in a dream is also often seen as a male sexual symbol, and is generally associated with aggression. Knight A knight in a dream can mean ...
Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie Beth Green, Charles Reagan Wilson
Even today, the term denotes an act of violence perpetrated out of racial animosity, fueled by a mob mentality that is quick to ascribe guilt outside the bounds of due process. Lynching, however, has had a long and complex history in the United ...
by Richard T. Schaefer
The first recorded act of violence against Asian Americans occurred in Los Angeles in 1871 and resulted in the deaths of 19 Chinese men who were either shot or hanged. By the 1880s, acts of violence spread to other areas of the West.
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