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Some auteur critics feel that director [[Performer~P89964~Richard O. Fleischer~richardfleischer]] did his best work while laboring in the "B" mills of RKO Radio. [[Performer~P89964~Fleischer~richardfleischer]]'s minimalist noir exercise Armored Car Robbery stars [[Performer~P69705~William Talman~williamtalman]] as the chief crook and [[Performer~P47513~Charles McGraw~charlesmcgraw]] as the detective dogging his trail. A shade smarter than his gang underlings, Talman manages to elude capture, and even travels freely about in the company of his flashy lady friend [[Performer~P35552~Adele Jergens~adelejergens]]. But [[Performer~P47513~McGraw~charlesmcgraw]]'s persistence eventually pays off. [[Performer~P102146~Don McGuire~donmcguire]], later a prolific TV producer/director, provides a welcome touch of comic relief as [[Performer~P47513~McGraw~charlesmcgraw]]'s rookie-cop assistant. A powerful (and slightly gruesome) climax caps this low-budget gem. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Charles McGraw
as Lt. Jim Codell
Adele Jergens
as Yvonne
William Talman
as Dave Purvis
Douglas Fowley
as Benny
Steve Brodie
as Al Mapes
Don McGuire
as Ryan
Don Haggerty
as Cuyler
James Flavin
as Phillips
Gene Evans
as Ace Foster
Allen Mathews
as 2nd Detective
Paul Bryar
as Duncan
Dick Dickinson
as Newsboy
Frank Scannell
as Kimball
Art Dupuis
as Cashier
Barry Brooks
as Witwer
Paul E. Burns
as Mr Kelly
Anne Nagel
as Mrs Phillips
James Bush
as Control Tower Operator
Robert Sterling
Carl Saxe
as Chandler
Anne O'Neal
as Mrs Page
William Tannen
as Johnson
Jack Shea
as Evans

Crew

Richard Fleischer
Director
Herman Schlom
Producer
Robert Angus
Screen Story
Earl Felton
Screenwriter
Guy Roe
Cinematographer
Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Desmond Marquette
Editor
Ralph Berger
Art Director
Albert S. D'Agostino
Art Director
Darrell Silvera
Set Designer
Frank Sarver
Sound/Sound Designer
Clem Portman
Sound/Sound Designer
Mel Burns
Makeup
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