Criss Cross



Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love against all better judgement. She encourages their affair but then quickly marries mobster Slim Dundee (Dan Duryea). To deflect suspicion of the affair, Steve Thompson leads Dundee into a daylight armored-truck robbery.

  1. Robert Siodmak


  2. Don Tracy


  3. Daniel Fuchs


Top Billed Cast

  1. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Steve Thompson / Narrator

  2. Yvonne De Carlo

    Yvonne De Carlo

    Anna Dundee

  3. Dan Duryea

    Dan Duryea

    Slim Dundee

  4. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally

    Det. Lt. Peter 'Pete' Ramirez

  5. Esy Morales

    Esy Morales

    Orchestra Leader

Full Cast & Crew

Criss Cross
Criss Cross



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 12, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

Revenue -



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