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Status: Released

Runtime: 85

Budget: -

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Language: en

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  • Prigionieri della città deserta
Content Score: 100


5.3/10 (3 votes)


Escaped convicts hold hostages in a ghost town targeted for a nuclear bomb test.


Steel Your Nerves! Here's excitement that will smash them!


Director: Dick Powell
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Stephen McNally

Stephen McNally
as Sam Hurley

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith
as Kay Garven

Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling
as Dorothy 'Dottie' Vale…

Keith Andes

Keith Andes
as Larry Fleming

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A review by John Chard

Big man, he has Atom Bombs for breakfast!

Split Second is directed by Dick Powell and written by William Bowers, Irving Wallace and Chester Erskine. It stars Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt, Richard Egan, Paul Kelly, Robert Paige and Frank DeKova. Music is by Roy Webb and cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.

Escaped convict Sam Hurley (McNally) is on the run with his wounded pal Bart Moore (Kelly) and henchman accomplice Dummy (DeKova). Carjacking two lots of hostages, Hurley takes them to a ghost town on an Atom Bomb test sight figuring it's t... read the rest.


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