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Under the Gun (1951)

When a cunning, unscrupulous mobster is sentenced to a Florida prison farm, he launches a deadly escape plan.

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When a cunning, unscrupulous mobster is sentenced to a Florida prison farm, he launches a deadly escape plan.

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Story of a prison farm that gave a convict a gun...and gave him a pardon if he used it!


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23 March 1951 (USA)  »

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A Morte Aponta a Sua Arma  »

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Under the Gun (1951)
3 January 2012 | by (Portland OR) – See all my reviews

Richard Conte is a big city gangster who ends up in a southern prison work farm. He tries to scheme and manipulate his way out, driven by thoughts of revenge. It's a solid piece of work, flows nicely, has some clever ideas and good photography. Conte is in fine form, supported by an array of wonderful character actors, including Sam Jaffe, John McIntyre, Richard Taber and one of the first appearances by the great Royal Dano. Audrey Totter gets second billing, but for most of the running time she's out of the picture. Can't think of much else to say at the moment... just a really engaging flick.

Under the Gun - 8/10


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