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Young auto mechanic Dan Brady takes $20 from a cash register at work to go on a date with blonde femme fatale Vera Novak. Brady intends to put the money back before it is missed, but the garage's bookkeeper shows up earlier than scheduled. As Brady scrambles to cover evidence of his petty theft, he fast finds himself drawn into an ever worsening "quicksand" of crime.

  1. Robert Smith


  2. Irving Pichel


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  1. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney

    Daniel 'Dan' Brady

  2. Jeanne Cagney

    Jeanne Cagney

    Vera Novak

  3. Barbara Bates

    Barbara Bates

    Helen Calder

  4. Peter Lorre

    Peter Lorre

    Nick Dramoshag

  5. Taylor Holmes

    Taylor Holmes


  6. Art Smith

    Art Smith

    Oren Mackey

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 19m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 24, 1950
    NR, Theatrical



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