Out of the Past

Out of the Past (1947)

OUT of the Sun, OUT of the Moonlight, OUT of the Past.

  • Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1947-11-25
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 552 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jacques Tourneur
star 7.5/10
From 552 Ratings


Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, California. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town, Jeff is forced to return to the dark world he had tried to escape.

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  • Robert Mitchum

    as Jeff Bailey / Jeff Markham
  • Jane Greer

    as Kathie Moffat
  • Kirk Douglas

    as Whit Sterling
  • Rhonda Fleming

    as Meta Carson
  • Richard Webb

    as Jim
  • Steve Brodie

    as Jack Fisher
  • Virginia Huston

    as Ann Miller
  • Paul Valentine

    as Joe Stephanos
  • Dickie Moore

    as The Kid
  • Ken Niles

    as Leonard Eels
  • Mary Field

    as Marny (uncredited)
  • Oliver Blake

    as Tillotson (uncredited)
  • Harry Hayden

    as Canby Miller (uncredited)
  • Theresa Harris

    as Eunice Leonard (uncredited)
  • Frank Wilcox

    as Sheriff (uncredited)
  • John Kellogg

    as Lou (uncredited)
  • Brooks Benedict

    as Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club (uncredited)
  • Homer Dickenson

    as Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club (uncredited)
  • Mike Lally

    as Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club (uncredited)
  • Bill Wallace

    as Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club (uncredited)
  • Eumenio Blanco

    as Mexican Waiter (uncredited)
  • Victor Romito

    as Mexican Waiter (uncredited)
  • Wesley Bly

    as Harlem Club Headwaiter (uncredited)
  • Mildred Boyd

    as Woman at Harlem Club (uncredited)
  • James Bush

    as Doorman (uncredited)
  • James Conaty

    as Bartender in Acapulco (uncredited)
  • Alphonso DuBois

    as Casino Patron (uncredited)
  • Rudy Germane

    as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • Adda Gleason

    as Mrs. Miller (uncredited)
  • Philip Morris

    as The Porter (uncredited)
  • Manuel París

    as Croupier (uncredited)
  • Caleb Peterson

    as Man with Eunice (uncredited)
  • Jeffrey Sayre

    as Man in Nightclub Cloakroom (uncredited)
  • Charles Regan

    as Mystery Man (uncredited)
  • Tony Roux

    as Jose Rodriguez (uncredited)
  • Wallace Scott

    as Petey the Taxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Archie Twitchell

    as Rafferty (uncredited)
  • Joe Gilbert

    as Casino Patron (uncredited)
Directing Jacques Tourneur Director
Production Warren Duff Producer
Sound Roy Webb Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Edward Stevenson Costume Design
Writing Daniel Mainwaring Novel
Art Albert S. D'Agostino Art Direction
Art Darrell Silvera Set Decoration
Writing Daniel Mainwaring Screenplay
Production Robert Sparks Executive Producer
Editing Samuel E. Beetley Editor
Camera Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography
Crew Russell A. Cully Special Effects
Art Jack Okey Art Direction
Directing Harry Mancke Assistant Director
Visual Effects Linwood G. Dunn Visual Effects
Sound C. Bakaleinikoff Music Director
Camera Robert De Grasse Additional Photography
Crew James M. Cain Additional Writing
Crew Frank Fenton Additional Writing
Directing Lynn Shores Second Unit Director
Directing Earl Harper Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Mel Berns Makeup Department Head
Art John McCarthy Jr. Set Decoration
Production James H. Anderson Unit Manager
Sound Clem Portman Sound
Sound Francis M. Sarver Sound
Crew Linwood G. Dunn Special Effects
Crew Boyd Cabeen Stand In
Crew Margery Gutterman Stand In