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Boomerang! (1947)

88 min - Crime, Drama - 5 March 1947
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A factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence.

Director:  Elia Kazan
Writers:  Fulton Oursler

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Storyline

A factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence.



Tagline: It comes back at you again and again!

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  5 March 1947

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min

Academy Award Nomination

WRITING (Screenplay) — Richard Murphy


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