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15 December 1953 (USA) See more »
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Police investigate a murder that occurred in a burlesque theater. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Richard Coogan ... Bill Martin
Rosemary Pettit ... Janet

Frank Albertson ... Hank
Harry Bannister ... Clay Reeves
Edith King ... Lil
Charles Bolender ... Blake
George Marsh ... Managing Editor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Renee De Milo ... Gigi
Scott Hale ... Policeman
John Krollers ... Red
Marlow ... Burlesque Girl
Mike O'Dowd ... Bat
Joseph Sullivan ... Marty

Steve McQueen ... Extra (uncredited)

Directed by
Arthur J. Beckhard 
Joseph Lee 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arthur J. Beckhard  story & screenplay
Cedric Worth  story & screenplay

Produced by
Robert Presnell Sr. .... producer
Cinematography by
Victor Lukens (director of cinematography)
Makeup Department
David Lawrence .... makeup artist
Art Department
Paul Heller .... set designer
Sound Department
Karl Nelson .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Roche .... chief electrician
Sol Roiseman .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nettie Smith .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Sidney Katz .... supervising editor
Milton Shifman .... supervising editor (as Milton Shiffman)
Other crew
Dorothy Westcott .... dance numbers staged by

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Also Known As:
"Honky Tonk Burlesque" - USA (alternative title)
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64 min
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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Steve McQueen's first film.See more »
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Featured in Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005) (TV)See more »


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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Steve McQueen spotted as bit player, 27 May 2003
Author: mark heller ( from United States

Great little sleazy noir murder mystery at a burlesque (tame)show on the midway. A pulp story brought to life! But watch for Steve McQueen as a background extra in a couple of scenes! Must be his first part.

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