History Film / DOA

16th Oct '17 3:50:35 PM Augusto
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Due to a filing error the copyright to the film was not renewed on time, causing it to fall into the PublicDomain, and as such [[http://www.archive.org/details/doa_1949 it can be downloaded here.]]

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Due to a filing error the copyright to the film was not renewed on time, causing it to fall into the PublicDomain, and as such [[http://www.archive.org/details/doa_1949 it can be downloaded here.]]
here]], courtesy of the Website/InternetArchive.
15th Feb '17 9:13:56 PM Mdumas43073
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''D.O.A.'', or ''Dead On Arrival'', is a 1950 FilmNoir drama about a man named Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien), who must frantically try to find out who wants him dead through poisoning -- and why. The plot speeds as Frank recounts [[HowWeGotHere his past events]] to the police to get help.

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''D.O.A.'', or ''Dead On on Arrival'', is a 1950 FilmNoir drama about a man named Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien), who must frantically try to find out who wants him dead through poisoning -- and why. The plot speeds as Frank recounts [[HowWeGotHere his past events]] to the police to get help.
15th Feb '17 9:13:42 PM Mdumas43073
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A remake starring Creator/DennisQuaid was released in 1988.

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A remake starring Creator/DennisQuaid and Creator/MegRyan was released in 1988.
1988. The 2006 film ''Film/{{Crank}}'' has a similar plot.


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19th Nov '16 4:53:28 PM PhilsLover
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* FollowTheLeader: Chester, like many killers in the FilmNoir era, was inspired by [[GigglingVillain Tommy Udo]] from ''Film/KissOfDeath''.
15th Oct '16 4:35:21 PM eroock
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A remake starring Dennis Quaid was released in 1988.

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A remake starring Dennis Quaid Creator/DennisQuaid was released in 1988.
28th Sep '16 5:44:18 AM mlsmithca
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** He didn't. He was simply trying to frame [[spoiler:Eugene]].
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17th Mar '16 7:47:03 PM Pichu-kun
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* RiddleForTheAges: The film never does explain how [[spoiler:Halliday]] got involved in the original iridium theft/sale that instigated the film.
22nd Jan '16 7:31:42 PM FF32
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* RiddleForTheAges: The film never does explain how [[spoiler:Halliday]] got involved in the original iridium theft/sale that instigated the film.
** He didn't. He was simply trying to frame [[spoiler:Eugene]].
16th Jan '16 3:27:53 PM PaulA
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:The hero dies, but he at least manages to expose the villains whose plot led to his death.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: TheHeroDies.]]
** BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: But he at least manages to expose the villains whose plot led to his death.]]
13th Jan '16 8:16:40 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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''D.O.A.'', or ''Dead On Arrival'', is a 1950 FilmNoir drama about a man named Frank Bigelow, who must frantically try to find out who wants him dead through poisoning- and why. The plot speeds as Frank recounts [[HowWeGotHere his past events]] to the police to get help.

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''D.O.A.'', or ''Dead On Arrival'', is a 1950 FilmNoir drama about a man named Frank Bigelow, Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien), who must frantically try to find out who wants him dead through poisoning- poisoning -- and why. The plot speeds as Frank recounts [[HowWeGotHere his past events]] to the police to get help.
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