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T-Men (1947)

Approved | | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller | 29 April 1948 (Italy)
Two US Treasury agents hunt a successful counterfeiting ring.

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Storyline

United States Treasury agents O'Brien and Genaro infiltrate a counterfeiting ring which has some dangerously good paper. This is supposedly based on several actual Treasury cases. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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$450,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60-minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 23, 1948 with Dennis O'Keefe reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

Although the ship in the final sequence is described in dialog as the Higgins, the name visible on the ship's bow is the Don Anselmo. See more »

Quotes

The Schemer: How did you find me?
Dennis O'Brien: I could smell you.
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Connections

Featured in Visions of Light (1992) See more »

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Hard-boiled film noir classic from Anthony Mann...
26 May 2000 | by (Cleveland, OH) – See all my reviews

Director Anthony Mann's hard-boiled, film noir approach coupled with the stylistic cinematography of John Alton make this semi-documentary tale of government treasury agents infiltrating a large counterfeit ring an exciting crime drama. Dennis O'Keefe is great as a hard-nosed agent who slowly earns the trust of the bad guys while his partner, Alfred Ryder, is his equal as the sacrificing newlywed whose duty to his country comes before his duty as a husband. The film offers a fascinating look into the world of undercover work and intrigue and even has an opening segment from the Treasury Office itself.


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