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Ace in the Hole

One of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter caught in dead-end Albuquerque who happens upon the story of a lifetime and will do anything to ensure he gets the scoop.

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Released: Jun 15th, 1951
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

Ace in the Hole Main Cast

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Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
plays Chuck Tatum
Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
plays Lorraine Minosa
Robert Arthur
Robert Arthur
plays Herbie Cook
Porter Hall
Porter Hall
plays Jacob Q. Boot
Frank Cady
Frank Cady
plays Mr. Federber
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (factual errors): Rattlesnakes will not eat bubble gum, in or out of the wrapper.
  • Residents of Gallup, New Mexico were hired as extras. They were paid 75 cents an hour for a ten-hour day. Extras earned an additional three dollars if they could bring an automobile to the set.
  • Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): When Lorraine and Chuck are talking out in front of Minosa's store by the gas pumps, reflections of the crew moving around behind the camera can be seen in the store windows.
  • Billy Wilder's wife Audrey came up with the line "I don't go to church. Kneeling bags my nylons."
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