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Director  Anthony Mann
Music director  Alexander Laszlo
Duration  
Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Story by  Vicki Baum
Country  United States
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Release date  January 14, 1945 (1945-01-14) (United States)
Based on  the short-story "Big Shot"  by Vicki Baum Anne Wigton
Writer  Anne Wigton (screenplay), Heinz Herald (screenplay), Richard Weil (screenplay), Anne Wigton (story), Vicki Baum (based on a character created by)
Cast  Erich von Stroheim (The Great Flamarion), Mary Beth Hughes (Connie Wallace), Dan Duryea (Al Wallace), Steve Barclay (Eddie Wheeler (as Stephen Barclay)), Lester Allen (Tony), Esther Howard (Cleo)
Similar movies  Related Anthony Mann movies

The Great Flamarion is a 1945 film noir mystery film directed by Anthony Mann starring Erich von Stroheim and Mary Beth Hughes. The film, like many films noir, is shot in flashback narrative. The film was produced by Republic Pictures.

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Plot

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The film opens following a murder at a cabaret in Mexico City in 1936, and then presents the events leading up to it in flashback. The Great Flamarion (Erich von Stroheim) is an arrogant, friendless, and misogynous marksman who displays his trick gunshot act in the vaudeville circuit. His show features a beautiful assistant, Connie (Mary Beth Hughes) and her drunken husband Al (Dan Duryea), Flamarion's other assistant. Flamarion falls in love with Connie, the movie's femme fatale, and is soon manipulated by her into killing her no good husband during one of their acts.

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After Al's supposed accidental death, Connie convinces Flamarion to wait three months before the two can marry and flees back to Minnesota. Meanwhile, Connie has already begun a relationship with another performer, Eddie (Stephen Barclay). After failing to show up at an arranged meeting place three months later, Flamarion goes into a downward spiral of drinking and gambling. Flamarion eventually finds Connie who informs him that she never loved him and used him to get rid of her husband.

Cast

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  • Erich von Stroheim as The Great Flamarion
  • Mary Beth Hughes as Connie Wallace
  • Dan Duryea as Al Wallace
  • Stephen Barclay as Eddie Wheeler
  • Lester Allen as Tony
  • Esther Howard as Cleo
  • Michael Mark as Nightwarchman

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    References

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