Crossfire 1947

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Crossfire ★★★½ 1947

A Jewish hotel guest is murdered and three soldiers just back from Europe are suspected of the crime. The first Hollywood film that explored racial bigotry. Due to the radical nature of its plot, the director and the producer were eventually black-listed for promoting “un-American” themes. Loosely based on Richard Brooks' “The Brick Foxhole.” 86m/B VHS, DVD . Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Paul Kelly; D: Edward Dmytryk.