Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin
Part of the Gloria Grahame Season
One of the great American noirs of the '50s - violent thriller The Big Heat stars Glenn Ford as straight-laced Detective Dave Bannion, whose pursuit of a vicious gang results in tragedy when his wife (Jocelyn Brando) is killed by a bomb meant for him. Incensed by his loss and determined to avenge it, Bannion's obsessive search leads him into the murky and corrupt world of city politics, and an encounter with a gangster's girlfriend (Gloria Grahame) leads him closer to his vengeful goal...
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