Dead Reckoning (1947)

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Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the clues and tracks him down, where he learns Drake is dead. Further investigations reveal unexpected twists. Rip learns that Johnny had been accused of murder and sets out to find out whatever he can. He falls in love with Coral whose husband Johnny is supposed to have killed.

GENRES:  Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell

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Cast & Characters

Humphrey Bogart Capt. 'Rip' Murdock
Lizabeth Scott 'Dusty' Chandler
Morris Carnovsky Martinelli
Charles Cane Lt. Kincaid
William Prince Sgt. Johnny Drake
Marvin Miller Krause
Wallace Ford McGee
James Bell Father Logan
George Chandler Louis Ord
William Forrest Lt. Col. Simpson
Ruby Dandridge Hyacinth
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard Bellboy (uncredited)

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