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Basic facts

Original title Don't Bother to Knock
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år


Richard Widmark
Jed Towers

Anne Bancroft
Lyn Leslie

Jeanne Cagney

Lurene Tuttle
Ruth Jones

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Svensk premiärtitel
Re-release title
Title for Swedish DVD release


Director of Photography


Richard Widmark Jed Towers
Marilyn Monroe Neil
Anne Bancroft Lyn Leslie
Donna Corcoran Bunny
Jeanne Cagney Rochelle
Lurene Tuttle Ruth Jones
Elisha Cook Jr. Eddie
Jim Backus Peter Jones
Verna Felton mrs Ballew
Willis B. Bouchey bartendern
Don Beddoe mr Ballew
Gloria Blondell kvinnlig fotograf
Grace Hayle mrs McMurdock
Michael Ross detektiven


Produktionsbolag Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Cat-Film Distributions AB
AB Fox Film 1952
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) SF Home Entertainment 2006

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 80956
Date 1952-08-20
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2085 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 550-530-545-460 = 2085 meter.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Optical mono
Colour type Svartvit
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Original work

Original title Mischief (Novel)
Author Charlotte Armstrong

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1952-08-22 Riviera Sweden 76 min
TV showing 1996-07-10 TV4 Sweden
1997-08-31 TV4 Sweden
DVD release 2006-05-31 Sweden

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2081

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

Type Program folio

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