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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Kirk Douglas
Jan Sterling
Robert Arthur
Directors
Billy Wilder
Screenwriters
Walter Newman
Lesser Samuels
Running Time
111 minutes

Ace In The Hole


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Plot
Hired by a New Mexico paper, unprincipled big-city reporter Charles Tatum not only cajoles the national media into covering the story of a man trapped in a cave, but also lures the townsfolk into competing for their moment in the spotlight.


Verdict
A period piece which remains resonant with a chilling turn from Douglas


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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