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Inside Job (1946)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 28 June 1946 (USA)
A pair of married ex-convicts trying to go straight get jobs at a department store. A gangster who knows about their past threatens to expose it unless they agree to help him rob the department store.

Director:

Jean Yarbrough

Writers:

George Bricker (screenplay), Tod Browning (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Preston Foster ... Bart Madden
Ann Rutherford ... Claire Gray Norton
Alan Curtis ... Eddie Norton aka Eddie Mitchell
Milburn Stone ... District Attorney Sutton
Samuel S. Hinds ... Judge Kincaid
Joe Sawyer ... Police Capt. Thomas
Marc Lawrence ... Donovan
John Berkes ... Freddie
Jimmy Moss Jimmy Moss ... Skipper
Howard Freeman ... Mr. Winkle
William Trenk William Trenk ... Cordet
Oliver Blake ... Herman
Joan Shawlee ... Ruth (as Joan Fulton)
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A pair of married ex-convicts trying to go straight get jobs at a department store. A gangster who knows about their past threatens to expose it unless they agree to help him rob the department store.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criminal por amor See more »

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Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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An enjoyable and watchable B-movie.
4 April 2018 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

"Inside Job" is an enjoyable B-movie, a second feature film that is quickly and cheaply made. This is not an insult...just the style movie that it was intended to be. But despite what some thing, Bs weren't necessarily bad films...and this one definitely shows that.

When the story begins, Eddie Norton (Alan Curtis) is working as a demonstrator for a department store. However, when he's spotted by Bart Madden (Preston Foster), he's recognized as a former member of Madden's criminal gang...and Bart insists Eddie join them in their next caper. But Eddie decides to instead rob the department store himself...cutting Madden out completely. Now Eddie has the police AND an angry mobster out gunning for him.

The reason this film was enjoyable was seeing Eddie's wife (Ann Rutherford) and the plot involving the neighbor kid. It gave the film greater depth and was quite enjoyable. Not a must see but certainly a nice little time passer.


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