Two US Treasury agents hunt a successful counterfeiting ring.



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The Schemer (as Wally Ford)
Mary Genaro


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 <>

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The raw, savage, sceen-searing story of the treasury's tough guys! See more »


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29 April 1948 (Italy)  »

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T-Man  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The ship in the final sequence is referred to as the Higgins. John C. Higgins is the film's screenwriter. See more »


In the ship, Brownie leans against the door, near the hinges. The camera changes angle and he is suddenly leaning on the handle side of the door. See more »


The Schemer: How did you find me?
Dennis O'Brien: I could smell you.
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Featured in Visions of Light (1992) See more »

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Sizzling Semi-Doc
11 October 2002 | by (brighton, ma) – See all my reviews

T-Men is yet another collaboration of director Anthony Mann and cinematographer John Alton, a sizzling semi-doc done in the noir manner, it's the usual fed goes undercover story, and yet made with such verve and energy as to jump off the screen. The larger than life film-making, combined with the sober subject matter, almost tip this one into the realm of the surreal, as Mann and Alton were basically too talented for such mundane material, as essentially the script serves their talents, which are considerable, rather than the other way around. Routine as the story is, this is magnificent film-making.

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