The Big Clock



Stroud, a crime magazine's crusading editor has to post-pone a vacation with his wife, again, when a glamorous blonde is murdered and he is assigned by his publishing boss Janoth to find the killer. As the investigation proceeds to its conclusion, Stroud must try to disrupt his ordinarily brilliant investigative team as they increasingly build evidence (albeit wrong) that he is the killer.

  1. John Farrow


  2. Kenneth Fearing


  3. Jonathan Latimer


  4. Harold Goldman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    George Stroud

  2. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Earl Janoth

  3. Maureen O'Sullivan

    Maureen O'Sullivan

    Georgette Stroud

  4. George Macready

    George Macready

    Steve Hagen

  5. Rita Johnson

    Rita Johnson

    Pauline York

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The Big Clock
The Big Clock


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 18, 1948
    Theatrical (limited)


  • April 9, 1948


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -



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