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Million Dollar Pursuit (1951)

Monte Norris (Norman Budd), a small-time crook with a neurotic drive to rise to the heights of the law-breaking underworld, is flat broke and in disrepute with gangdom's big mobs. He finds ... See full summary »

Director:

R.G. Springsteen

Writers:

Albert DeMond (screenplay), Bradbury Foote (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Penny Edwards ... Ronnie LaVerne
Grant Withers ... Carlo Petrov
Norman Budd ... Monte Norris
Michael St. Angel ... Police Lieut. Matt Whitcomb (as Steve Flagg)
Rhys Williams ... Waxman 'Waxey' Wilk
Mikel Conrad ... Louie Palino
Paul Hurst ... Ray Harvey
Denver Pyle ... Nick Algren
Ted Pavelec Ted Pavelec ... Muller
John De Simone John De Simone ... Speed Nelson (as John de Simone)
Don Beddoe ... Bowen
Ed Cassidy ... Deputy Sheriff (as Edward Cassidy)
Edward Clark ... Holcomb
John Hamilton ... Police Inspector Morgan
George Brand George Brand ... Parker
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Storyline

Monte Norris (Norman Budd), a small-time crook with a neurotic drive to rise to the heights of the law-breaking underworld, is flat broke and in disrepute with gangdom's big mobs. He finds a key to the chief cashier's office at a large department. He wants to handle the job alone but he boasts of his plans, and four other hoodlums cut themselves in on the robbery. Ther take is $500,000 but he and his confederates are unable to spend it since most of the bills are marked. As the tension in their hideout mounts, they fight among themselves and one of them is killed. Two other are killed in a police trap when they try to pass the money to a fence,Carlo Petrov (Grant Withers). Norris kills the remaining robber and goes to the apartment of his former girlfriend, Ronnie LaVerne (Penny Edwards), a nightclub singer who has served a short prison term because of a frame-up on her by Norris. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1951 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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What Am I Doing?
Written by Mort Greene and Harry Revel
Sung by Penny Edwards
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