Tight Spot


A former model, serving time in prison, becomes a key witness in a trial against a notorious gangster. She is put under protective watch by the District Attorney in a posh hotel, but the crime kingpin makes attempts to get to her.

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  1. Leonard Kantor


  2. William Bowers


  3. Phil Karlson


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  1. Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    Sherry Conley

  2. Edward G. Robinson

    Edward G. Robinson

    Lloyd Hallett

  3. Brian Keith

    Brian Keith

    Vince Striker

  4. Lorne Greene

    Lorne Greene

    Benjamin Costain

  5. Eve McVeagh

    Eve McVeagh

    Clara Moran

  6. LM

    Lucy Marlow

    Prison Girl

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • March 19, 1955



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

All we need now is a well dug grave.

Tight Spot is directed by Phil Karlson and adapted to screenplay by William Bowers from the play "Dead Pigeon" written by Leonard Kantor. It stars Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Brian Keith, Lorne Green and Eve McVeagh. Music is by George Duning and cinematography by Burnett Guffey.

Sherry Conley (Rogers) is offered a way out of her prison term if she agrees to testify as a witness in the trial of mobster Benjamin Costain (Green). Holed up in a hotel room under police protection, Sherry starts to form a close relationship with Lt. Vince Striker (Ke... read the rest.

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