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Six Bridges to Cross (1955)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 29 January 1955 (Japan)
Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial ... See full summary »

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Jerry Florea
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Edward Gallagher
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Ellen Gallagher
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Vincent Concannon
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Jerry Florea as a Boy
Jan Merlin ...
Andy Norris
Richard Castle ...
Skids Radzevich
William Murphy ...
Red Flanagan
Kendall Clark ...
Sanborn
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Sherman
Harry Bartell ...
Father Bonelli
Tito Vuolo ...
Angie
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Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial friendship: Jerry gets the benefit of the doubt, Ed gets information that brings him rapid promotion. As years and jail terms go by, Ed's friendship with this likable rogue becomes strained, as hope for his reform dwindles. Can Jerry redeem himself in the end? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Is This The Unsolved Secret Behind the Great $2,500,000 Boston Robbery?

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Crime | Drama

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29 January 1955 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

A Ponte do Destino  »

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Trivia

Sammy Davis Jr. lost an eye in an automobile accident en-route to the recording studio to record vocals for this film. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Florea: Two things I can never be, Mrs. Gallagher. That's a father...and a citizen of my country.
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Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 January 1955 (1955) See more »

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SIX BRIDGES TO CROSS
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Jeff Chandler
Performed by Sammy Davis Jr.
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Marvellously cerebral heist film
28 May 2000 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Tony Curtis gives one of the best performances of his career as the mastermind of an armoured car robbery. This movie avoids cliches and goes straight to original character development while paying meticulous detail to the orchestration of the caper. Thoroughly absorbing from every standpoint.


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