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No Escape (1953)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 31 July 1953 (USA)
When the available evidence in a murder case points to a young woman as the main suspect, her boyfriend, a police detective, arranges for a struggling songwriter who is playing piano in a ... See full summary »

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John Howard Tracy
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Detective Simon Shayne
Marjorie Steele ...
Pat Peterson
Lewis Martin ...
Police Lt. Bruce Gunning
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Olga Valerie Lewis
Charles Cane ...
Wilbur K. Grossett
Renny McEvoy ...
Turnip
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Claude Duffy (as Robert Watson)
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Peter Hayden
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Detective Bob
Robert Carson ...
Dr. Seymour
Leon Burbank ...
Office Boy
Jess Kirkpatrick ...
Mac - the Waiter
Barbara Morrison ...
Mrs. Eugene Beresford
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Don Holden
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When the available evidence in a murder case points to a young woman as the main suspect, her boyfriend, a police detective, arranges for a struggling songwriter who is playing piano in a bar to be blamed for the crime. The girl, knowing that neither she nor the piano player committed the murder, helps him to escape from the police dragnet and try to find the real killer. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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31 July 1953 (USA)  »

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As is not unusual, when Tracy is playing his song and accompanying himself on the piano at the party, towards the end a full orchestra joins in. See more »

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No Escape
Music by Bert Shefter
Lyrics by Charles Bennett
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6 January 2016 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Look... what did you expect? It's a "B" movie, even if Lou Ayers is in it. As a Native San Franciscan, this movie warmed the cockles of my heart. There is no feeling that can match the scenery of San Francisco back in the day! It is absolutely magical to see the Golden Gate Bridge with NO CARS ON IT, and the City looking so pristine! This is a MUST SEE for any person with an interest in what the " good old days" looked like in San Francisco. The plot was decent, acting wasn't bad.....very few movies are close to documentaries of what San Francisco looked like back in the day. This is worth a look for the nostalgic value and scenery alone. For that I give it a 7...


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