Out of the Past is a 1947 FILM NOlR directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Rhonda Fleming and Kirk Douglas. The film was adapted by Daniel Mainwaring (using the pseudonym Geoffrey Homes) from his 1946 novel Build My Gallows High (also written as Homes),
Out of the Past is a quintessential example of film noir due to its complex, fatalistic storyline, dark cinematography, and classic femme fatale. In 1991, Out of the Past was added to the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
You can find out more about this movie from Wikipedia. A detailed article from online blog Film Noir Board may still be available.