Johnny One-Eye

Johnny One-Eye is a 1950 film noir crime film directed by Robert Florey starring Pat O'Brien, Wayne Morris, Dolores Moran and Gayle Reed.

Johnny One-Eye
Directed byRobert Florey
Produced byBenedict Bogeaus (producer)
James Stacy (assistant producer)
Written byRichard H. Landau
Story byDamon Runyon
StarringPat O'Brien
Wayne Morris
Dolores Moran
Gayle Reed
CinematographyLucien N. Andriot
Edited byFrank Sullivan
Benedict Bogeaus Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • May 5, 1950 (1950-05-05)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot summary

In Manhattan, former gangster turned legitimate businessman Martin Martin (Pat O'Brien) has become the target of a politically ambitious district attorney, who has offered immunity for Martin's former partner in crime Dane Cory in exchange for his testimony. After being informed about the deal and narrowly escaping arrest, Martin pays a visit to Cory to persuade him not to testify. The meeting ends up with a shootout, with Martin killing one of Cory's henchmen and being hit himself before fleeing. With his picture on newspaper front pages and a reward on his head, Martin decides to hide in an abandoned house. While recovering to prepare a final assault on Cory, he adopts an injured dog that strays into his hideout and names him Johnny One-Eye.



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