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Guns, Girls, and Gangsters (1958)

In Las Vegas, a group of assorted criminals plans the robbery of an armored truck hauling casino money to the bank.

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Vi Victor
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Charles (Chuck) Wheeler
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Mike Bennett
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Joe Darren
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Ann Thomas
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Steve Thomas
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Lou Largo
Carlo Fiore ...
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Chuck Wheeler gets out of the Pen and sets up an elaborate heist of Vegas casino money travelling by armored truck. He enlists the help of shady club owner Joe Darren and his ex-cellmate's wife, Vi. Vi's husband Mike is a trigger happy and jealous hothead and will not grant her a divorce. Mike escapes from prison right before the armored truck job goes into motion and promises trouble as he tries to locate his associates and his wandering wife. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A Cheating Blonde... A Crazed Con.... The Biggest Armored-Car Robbery in History! See more »


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January 1959 (USA)  »

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Arme, Fete, şi Gangsteri  »

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As Mike Bennett And Chuck Wheeler are turning the armored car around after hearing the report on the police radio, the shadows on the mountain road change. See more »

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How Bout That Title!
1 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With this great title we get Guns (45's, rifles with scope and silencer, 38's), Girls (Mamie and a Nuclear White Bread Wife), and Gangsters (cons, gamblers, techno-nerds, thugs). Mamie Van Doren was the third-rate platinum blonde (after Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield) of the 1950's.

She had a hard look and demeanor contrasting Marilyn's doey-eyed sweetness and Jayne's playful pin-up, so she played Molls and Dames and wore her skin-tight, reflective attire with seductive charm. Here she is also allowed two "singing and dancing" numbers that are pedestrian but passable.

Lee Van Cleef's sneering and devilish face provide the violence and nastiness. It is a somewhat boring pace but kick's in after a very slow start with a gabby set-up and less than interesting compositions.

Not a bad B-Movie and is welcome enough but just isn't too remarkable. Some blame could be put on the over-age, unattractive, baggy-eyed Mohr who was one of the most unappealing self-conscious "leads" around the Drive-In Movie circuit.


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