Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Screenplay

  2. W.R. Burnett


  3. Ben Maddow


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Dix Handley

  2. Louis Calhern

    Louis Calhern

    Alonzo D. Emmerich

  3. Jean Hagen

    Jean Hagen

    Doll Conovan

  4. James Whitmore

    James Whitmore

    Gus Minissi

  5. Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe

    Angela Phinlay

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 23, 1950


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget -

Revenue -



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