High Explosive (film)
High Explosive is a 1943 American drama film directed by Frank McDonald and written by Maxwell Shane and Howard J. Green. The film stars Chester Morris, Jean Parker, Barry Sullivan, Ralph Sanford, Rand Brooks and Dick Purcell. The film was released on March 27, 1943, by Paramount Pictures.
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Frank McDonald|
|Produced by||William H. Pine|
William C. Thomas
|Screenplay by||Maxwell Shane|
Howard J. Green
|Story by||You Can't Life Forever by Joseph Hoffman|
|Music by||Daniele Amfitheatrof|
|Cinematography||Fred Jackman Jr.|
|Edited by||William H. Ziegler|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The film was based on a story by Joseph Hoffman, You Can't Live Forever. Pine-Thomas Productions purchased it in April 1942 as a vehicle for Chester Morris.
- "High-Explosive - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "High Explosive (1943) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- High Explosive Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 10, Iss. 109, (Jan 1, 1943): 77.
- Jean Renoir to Direct 'Three Smart Girls Join Up' New York Times 3 Apr 1942: 25.
- SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Paramount Will Make 'Night Plane From Chungking' -Chester Morris Cast New York Times 6 Aug 1942: 23.
- Of Local Origin New York Times 7 Aug 1942: 13.
- DRAMA: 'Feast of Reason' to Provide Unusual Plot Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times 5 Aug 1942: A10.
- Actor Plays Joke Breaking Up Star The Washington Post 18 Dec 1942: B12.
- SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD New York Times7 Dec 1942: 23.