The Big Clock
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This taut and intelligent film noir stars Ray Milland as George Stroud, the editor of a successful true-crime magazine published by tyrannical Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton), a demanding employer obsessed with time. After seven years, George and his long-suffering wife Georgette (Maureen O'Sullivan) are set for a well-deserved vacation, but at the last minute Janoth gives George an assignment that causes him to miss his train. Georgette leaves without him, and a furious George repairs to a bar, where he meets sexy blonde Pauline York (Rita Johnson), who (unknown to George) is Janoth's… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...there's no denying that the movie possesses a surprisingly contemporary vibe."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"First-rate 'noirish' thriller with comedy."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Terrific suspense ... still packs a punch."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Wonderful thriller as Milland tries to prove his innocence while Laughton plots to get away with murder."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Thrilling psychological film noir."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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