Released: May 13, 1942
THIS GUN FOR HIRE
Paramount Pictures (rights now owned by Universal) / 81 minutes / Directed by: Frank Tuttle
This is the first of seven screen pairings of Alan Ladd with Veronica Lake.
This Film Noir based on a novel by Graham Greene has Ladd as a contract killer who unwittingly gets mixed up with foreign spies, and ends up in an alliance with Lake who is working for a Senate Committee investigating it.