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1947 film by Jacques Tourneur

Out of the Past

Release date 1947
Released71 years (approx) ago
Duration 97 minutes
Out of the Past
Out of the Past
Description: Low-resolution reproduction of publicity photograph for the film en:Out of the Past (1947), featuring stars en:Robert Mitchum and en:Jane GreerOriginal property rights holder: RKO Radio PicturesSource: Scan from personal collection Public domain explanation The image was distributed as a promotional photograph in the U.S. in 1946 for use by the general media, satisfying the definition of "publication." There is no evidence that it was distributed with copyright notice, as then required for copyright protection. A search of copyright renewal records for 1974 and 1975 ([1], [2], [3], [4]) reveals that no renewal was filed as would have been required to maintain copyright protection, if any, on any bound collection of material that might encompass this photograph. There is no evidence that RKO Pictures LLC, the corporate heir to the original property rights holder, claims copyright on the image.

About Out of the Past

Out of the Past (billed in the United Kingdom as Build My Gallows High) is a 1947 film noir directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, and Kirk Douglas. The film was adapted by Daniel Mainwaring (using the pseudonym Geoffrey Homes), with uncredited revisions by Frank Fenton and James M. Cain, from his novel Build My Gallows High (also written as Homes). Film historians consider Out of the Past a superb example of film noir due to its complicated, dark storyline, dark cinematography and classic femme fatale. The film's cinematographer Nicholas Musuraca also shot Tourneur's Cat People. In 1991, Out of the Past was added to the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."