Film / D.O.A.

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Frank Bigelow: I'd like to report a murder.
Captain: Sit down. Where was this murder committed?
Frank Bigelow: San Francisco, last night.
Captain: Who was murdered?
Frank Bigelow: I was.

D.O.A., or Dead On Arrival, is a 1950 Film Noir 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 his past events to the police to get help.

Due to a filing error the copyright to the film was not renewed on time, causing it to fall into the Public Domain, and as such it can be downloaded here.

A remake starring Dennis Quaid was released in 1988.

If you're looking for the fighting game, see Dead or Alive.

This film provides examples of:

  • He didn't. He was simply trying to frame Eugene.

Alternative Title(s): Dead On Arrival

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