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Alias Nick Beal
Directed by John Farrow
Produced by Endre Bohem
Written by Jonathan Latimer
Mindret Lord (story)
Starring Ray Milland
Audrey Totter
Thomas Mitchell
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) March 4, 1949
Running time 92-93 minutes
Country  United States
Language English

Alias Nick Beal (British title: The Contact Man) is a 1949 film retelling of the Faust myth. In this version, a judge sells his soul to the devil.

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Critical reaction

A 1949 review of the film in the New York Times notes that, "Due to the fine acting and the wily direction, the story plays exceptionally well, but the script tends to be somewhat wobbly and indecisive upon reflection."[1] Film4 commented on the leading man's performance, "Milland is outstanding as the personification of evil - a talent often obscured by his charm and early juvenile good looks."[2]

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