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John Dall

John Dall

Birthdate: May 26, 1918

Deathdate: January 15, 1971

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Dall (May 26, 1918 – January 15, 1971) was an American actor. Primarily a stage actor, he is best remembered today for two film roles; the cool-minded intellectual killer in Alfred Hitchcock's film Rope, and the trigger-happy lead in the 1950 noir Gun Crazy. He first came to fame as the young prodigy who comes alive under the tutelage of Bette Davis in The Corn Is Gre... ...detailed bio


The Last Seduction (1994)

The action opens in New York City, where Bridget works as a telemarketing manager and her husband Clay deals drugs to help sustain them both throughout his residency. Clay scores $700,000 by selling pharmaceutical cocaine to pay off a loan shark. The transaction is rather tense and involves a moc...

Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)

A Greek fisherman named Demetrios (Sal Ponti, under the screen name of Anthony Hall) and his father rescue Princess Antillia (Joyce Taylor) from a shipwreck without knowing that she is from the technologically advanced civilization of Atlantis. After rescuing an Atlantean princess, Demetrios must...

Spartacus (1960)

In the 1st century BC, the Roman Republic has slid into corruption, its menial work done by armies of slaves. One of these, a proud and gifted man named Spartacus, is so uncooperative in his servitude that he is sentenced to fight as a gladiator. He is trained at a school run by the unctuous Roma...

Gun Crazy (1950)

Bart Tare (Dall) has a lifelong fixation with guns—they make him feel good inside. At the age of 14, he is sent to reform school by a sympathetic Judge Willoughby (Morris Carnovsky) for stealing a pistol from a hardware store, despite the testimony of his friends Dave (Nedrick Young) and Clyde (H...

The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)

Wealthy socialite Lois Frazer, divorcing her husband, Howard, finds a gun he's bought. She kills him with it in front of the new man in her life, Lt. Ed Cullen, a homicide detective with the San Francisco police. The twice-married Lois manages to manipulate Cullen into disposing of the murder wea...

Rope (1948)

Two brilliant young aesthetes, Brandon Shaw (Dall) and Phillip Morgan (Granger), perpetrate murder: they strangle to death a former classmate, David Kentley (Dick Hogan), in their apartment. They commit the crime as an intellectual exercise; they want to prove their superiority by committing the ...

Something in the Wind (1947)

Something in the Wind is a 1947 American musical comedy film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, and John Dall. Based on a story by Fritz Rotter and Charles O'Neal, the film is about the grandson of a recently deceased millionaire who mistakes a beautiful female...

The Corn Is Green (1945)

Middle-aged Lily Cristobel Moffatt (Bette Davis) sets up a school in a Welsh coal mining town, despite the determined opposition of the local squire (Nigel Bruce). Eventually, she considers giving up. Then she discovers a promising student, Morgan Evans, a miner seemingly destined for a life of h...