Films byTexts by Otto Preminger
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Otto Preminger, 1955, 119’

When illegal card dealer and recovering heroin addict Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) gets out of prison, he decides to straighten up. Armed with nothing but an old drum set, Frankie tries to get honest work as a drummer.

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Otto Preminger, 1959, 161’

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on the difficult task of defending a young army lieutenant named Frederick Manion, arrested for the murder of a local bartender who he claims raped his wife.

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Otto Preminger, 1944, 88’

“I still remember the scene: Zanuck owned this beautiful house on the beach at Santa Monica, and on entering you walked through the living-room. The butler took me to the pool, and Zanuck sat at the pool with his back to me.The butler said:"Mr.