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    " Once upon a time, there was a crooked man. When he was good, he was very, very good. And when he was bad, it was murder…"
    Runtime 2 hr 6 min
    Premiere: World $15 160 November 16, 1964
    Premiere: USA December 25, 1970
    Digital: World April 1, 2012
    Parental Advisory Profanity, Violence & Gore
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    • Violence & Gore


    • Sex & Nudity


    Production Companies Warner Bros.
    Also Known As
    Hang Up United States


    A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.

    Сast and Crew


    Location filming took place at Joshua Tree National Park, where an 1880s prison set spanning 4 acres was constructed over seven weeks at a cost of $300,000. Further shooting was done at Old Tucson Studios in Arizona and at Warner Bros.-Seven Arts studio in Burbank, California. During production, Mankiewicz suffered a slipped disc in his spine in an accident at his home and had to direct from a motorized wheelchair for a time.

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