Hoodlum Jack Martin is on the lam and robs a small town bank which brings the local cops and local crime boss into the mix.

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Jack Martin
Carol Grace ...
Carol Logan, Librarian
Bruce MacFarlane ...
Earl J. Dawson
Garry Walberg ...
Adolph (as Gerrett Wallberg)
Raikin Ben-Ari ...
'Plumber' a Hood (as Raiken BenAri)
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Bank President W. Palmer
John Albright ...
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Clegg Hoyt ...
Caretaker at Country Club (as Clegg Hoit)
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Gangster and cop killer Jack Martin is on the run from the law, and hides out in a small town. Low on funds, he engineers a clever bank robbery that yields him a big bundle. Now he has not only the cops and the FBI after him, but also the local crime boss, who's outraged that an outsider can pull off a heist like that in his territory and not cut him in on it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Filmed where it actually happened... the true story of Jack Martin !

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$75,000 (estimated)
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Shot with a five-person non-union crew, at the homes of crewmembers in Anaheim. See more »

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The Itch for Scratch
Music by Leonard Barr
Lyrics by Ronald Bloomberg
Sung by Ted Stanford
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not bad
24 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a really low budget movie that was directed by Walter Matthau and the only one he directed too. This was the only movie Matthau's wife starred in and her name was Carol Grace. Before this movie Matthau had been only supporting actor in movies like The Indian Fighter and A Face In The Crowd. This is a really short movie at 65 minutes and it's easy to see why he didn't direct another movie. The plot to this movie is pretty simple in which Matthau is a bank robber who works alone and he goes out west. Matthau robs a bank and the cops think he works for the top mobster out here and they blame him. Matthau then falls in love with a librarian, played by Carol Grace, who won't turn him in after she finds out he's wanted.


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