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Big Jim McLain is a 1952 American film noir political thriller film starring John Wayne and James Arness as HUAC investigators hunting down communists in the postwar Hawaii organized-labor scene. Edward Ludwig directed.
|Big Jim McLain|
|Directed by||Edward Ludwig|
|Written by||Richard English (story)|
James Edward Grant
|Produced by||Robert M. Fellows|
Veda Ann Borg
|Cinematography||Archie J. Stout|
|Edited by||Jack Murray|
|Music by||Paul Dunlap|
|Color process||Black and white|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
|Box office||$2.6 million (US rentals)|
This was the first film in which Wayne played a contemporary law enforcement officer, instead of an Old West lawman. Near the end of his career, in the mid-1970s, he took on two more such roles, (Brannigan and McQ), each time playing an urban cop.
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