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Trapped (1949)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1 October 1949 (USA)
U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writers:

Earl Felton (story), George Zuckerman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lloyd Bridges ... Tris Stewart
Barbara Payton ... Meg Dixon
John Hoyt ... John Downey
James Todd James Todd ... Jack Sylvester
Russ Conway ... Chief Agent Gunby
Robert Karnes ... Agent Fred Foreman
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Storyline

U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A KILLER'S DREAM PAID FOR WITH COUNTERFEIT CASH! (original poster-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Menschenfalle See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Made with the co-operation of the Treasury Department. See more »

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Another "Killer B'
4 June 2008 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

This was a good movie. Considering that it was probably made on a shoestring budget, it was a very good movie. Personally, I enjoy a good plot and storyline and this picture had it; it was interesting and absorbing throughout. Pacing was good and the picture moved along at a brisk pace. There was very little if any padding material.

Good job by Lloyd Bridges, who had not yet made it big. It had a good cast of dependable character actors. I did not know the sad story of Barbara Payton until I read it on the website, and she was very good as Bridges' girlfriend. It must have been Director Richard Fleischer's first solid hit, as he went on to have a pretty distinguished career in Hollywood.

If it ever comes on one of the movie channels do yourself a favor and see it, even if you're not a cops-and-robbers fan.


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