Articles about: “Ball of Fire”

Directed by Howard Hawks, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and written by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett. Starring Gary CooperBarbara StanwyckOskar HomolkaHenry TraversS.Z. SakallTully MarshallLeonid KinskeyRichard Haydn, and Aubrey Mather. RKO, 1942.

In Production: mid-August—mid-October 1941
Released: 01/09/42

Domestic Earnings: $1,856,000
Foreign Earnings: $785,000
Total Earnings: $2,641,000
Total Profit: -$147,000

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