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Devil in a Blue Dress
Director: Carl Franklin (Dir)
Release Date:   1995
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 29 Sep 1995; New York opening: week of 29 Sep 1995
Duration (in mins):   102
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Cast:   Denzel Washington (Easy Rawlins)  
    Tom Sizemore (Dewitt Albright)  
    Jennifer Beals (Daphne Monet)  
    Don Cheadle (Mouse)  
    Maury Chaykin (Matthew Terell)  


Production Company: Tristar Pictures  
Distribution Company: Tristar Pictures  
Director: Carl Franklin (Dir)
Producer: Jesse Beaton (Prod)
  Gary Goetzman (Prod)
Writer: Carl Franklin (Scr)
Photography: Tak Fujimoto (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Gary Frutkoff (Prod des)
Film Editor: Carole Kravetz (Film ed)
Music: Elmer Bernstein (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the novel Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley (New York, 1990).
Authors: Walter Mosley

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
TriStar Pictures, Inc. 25/10/1995 dd/mm/yyyy PA762189

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Suspense


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   29 Sep 1995   p. 1.
New York Times   29 Sep 1995   p. 8.
Variety   18 Sep 1995   p. 93.

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