Fred MacMurray, in a role reminiscent of his classic noir, Double Indemnity, plays one of the duty-bound cops who stake out the apartment of Lona McLane (Kim Novak), the girlfriend of a bank robber-killer. Paul Sheridan (MacMurray) gets close to the beautiful blonde in order to get the lowdown on her boyfriend and the stolen cash, but she turns on the heat and he falls for her, leading to a double-cross with fatal results. Directed by Richard Quine, screenplay by Roy Huggins (The Fugitive), with E.G. Marshall, Philip Carey and Dorothy Malone.

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Pushover (1954)

Film-Noir/Drama/Crime · 1h 28m

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Fred MacMurray, in a role reminiscent of his classic noir, Double Indemnity, plays one of the duty-bound cops who stake out the apartment of Lona McLane (Kim Novak), the girlfriend of a bank robber-killer. Paul Sheridan (MacMurray) gets close to the beautiful blonde in order to get the lowdown on her boyfriend and the stolen cash, but she turns on the heat and he falls for her, leading to a double-cross with fatal results. Directed by Richard Quine, screenplay by Roy Huggins (The Fugitive), with E.G. Marshall, Philip Carey and Dorothy Malone.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Columbia Pictures
Cast
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Fred MacMurray

Paul Sheridan
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Philip Carey

Rick McAllister (as Phil Carey)
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Kim Novak

Lona McLane
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Dorothy Malone

Ann Stewart
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E.G. Marshall

Police Lt. Carl Eckstrom
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Allen Nourse

Paddy Dolan
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James Anderson

Beery--Mechanic (uncredited)
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Joe Bailey

Hobbs (uncredited)
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Tony Barrett

Pickup Artist in Bar (uncredited)
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Walter Beaver

Detective Schaeffer (uncredited)
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Richard Bryan

Detective Harris (uncredited)
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Robert Carson

First Bartender (uncredited)
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Phil Chambers

Detective Briggs (uncredited)
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Dick Crockett

Mr. Crockett (uncredited)
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John De Simone

Assistant Bank Manager (uncredited)
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Alan Dexter

Detective Fine (uncredited)
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Don C. Harvey

Detective Peters (uncredited)
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Ann Loos

Bank Teller (uncredited)
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Mort Mills

Second Bartender (uncredited)
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Ann Morriss

Ellen Burnett (uncredited)
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Paul Picerni

Masher in Ann's Hallway (uncredited)
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Paul Richards

Harry Wheeler (uncredited)
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Marion Ross

Mrs. Crockett (uncredited)
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K.L. Smith

Bank Guard (uncredited)
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Robert Stevenson

Billings (uncredited)
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Hal Taggart

Bank Executive (uncredited)
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John Tarangelo

Boy (uncredited)
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Mel Welles

Detective (uncredited)
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Jack Wilson

Detective (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard Quine

Director
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Roy Huggins

Writer
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Thomas Walsh

Writer
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Bill S. Ballinger

Writer
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Jules Schermer

Producer
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Philip A. Waxman

Producer
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Lester White

Cinematograpy
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Jerome Thoms

Editor
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Arthur Morton

Music
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John P. Livadary

Sound
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Walter Holscher

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Pushover

(DVD)

7/6/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Pushover

(DVD, Digipack)

7/6/2010

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