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Down Three Dark Streets (1954)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 2 September 1954 (USA)
When FBI Agent Zack Stewart is killed, Agent John Ripley takes over the three cases he was working on, hoping one will lead to his killer. The first involves gangster Joe Walpo and Ripley ... See full summary »

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FBI Agent John 'Rip' Ripley
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Kate Martell
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Connie Anderson
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Julie Angelino
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Dave Millson (as Casey Adams)
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FBI Agent Zack Stewart
Gene Reynolds ...
Vince Angelino
William Johnstone ...
FBI Chief Frank Pace
Harlan Warde ...
FBI Agent Greg Barker
Jay Adler ...
Uncle Max Charles Martell
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Matty Pavelich
Suzanne Alexander ...
Brenda Ralles
Myra Marsh ...
Mrs. Downes
Joe Bassett ...
Joe Walpo aka Joe Allen
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When FBI Agent Zack Stewart is killed, Agent John Ripley takes over the three cases he was working on, hoping one will lead to his killer. The first involves gangster Joe Walpo and Ripley finds his hideout through Joe's girl friend, Connie Anderson. Joe is killed but it is established he was 400 miles away when Stewart was murdered. The next involves a car-theft gang which Ripley breaks up by using one of the gang, Vince Angelino and his wife Julie. The last case involves Kate Martell, the victim of an extortionist who threatens to kidnap her child unless she pays him $10,000. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Down This Street Raced Dead-End Violence... Down This One Stretched Excitement Taut As Silk!

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2 September 1954 (USA)  »

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Drei dunkle Straßen  »

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Police Lieutenant Jake Kuppol: We're all finished with you, Mr. Werker.
Mr, Werker: I thought I'd wait around for the reporters and photographers. They may want to take my picture.
Police Lieutenant Jake Kuppol: The Chronicle's down the street two blocks.
Mr, Werker: That was an awful shock you know, finding that body. I am not a well man. I fell off a roof once and all my insides got shoved up two inches. My stomach's up against my liver. My liver's up against my gall bladder. And my gall bladder's between my stomach and my lungs. Besides which I gotta bad heart. You'd think ...
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Good suspense and well-paced cop-movie, original scenario
16 May 1999 | by (Silicon Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

The hero is not who you think in the first 15 minutes..

A FBI agent tries to find the murderer of a colleague from the different cases he was assigned to. Semi-documentary and well-paced movie.


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