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Decoy (1946)

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76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A mortally wounded female gangster recounts how she and her gang revived an executed killer from the gas chamber, to try and find out where he buried a fortune in cash.
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Writers
Nedrick Young (screenplay) (as Ned Young) | Stanley Rubin (story)
Cinematographer
L. William O'Connell (as L.W. O'Connell)
Editor
Jason H. Bernie (as Jason Bernie)
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Updated Sep 14, 1946

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Sep 14, 1946 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Jean Gillie
Margot Shelby (as Miss Jean Gillie) Margot Shelby (as Miss Jean Gillie)   See fewer
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Edward Norris
Jim Vincent Jim Vincent   See fewer
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Robert Armstrong
Frankie Olins Frankie Olins   See fewer
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Herbert Rudley
Dr. Lloyd L. Craig Dr. Lloyd L. Craig   See fewer
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Sheldon Leonard
Police Sgt. Joe Portugal Police Sgt. Joe Portugal   See fewer
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Marjorie Woodworth
Craig's Nurse Craig's Nurse   See fewer
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Philip Van Zandt
Tommy (as Phil Van Zandt) Tommy (as Phil Van Zandt)   See fewer
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Carole Donne
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Mack - Bartender Mack - Bartender   See fewer
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Walden Boyle
Chaplain (uncredited) Chaplain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Cichy
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Trucker at Roadside Inn (uncredited) Trucker at Roadside Inn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franco Corsaro
Kelsey (uncredited) Kelsey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Madge Crane
1st Visitor (uncredited) 1st Visitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Elliott
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Farmer
Georgia - Margot's Maid (uncredited) Georgia - Margot's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jody Gilbert
Mrs. Noonan (uncredited) Mrs. Noonan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Lou Head
2nd Visitor (uncredited) 2nd Visitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Martin
Night Club Patron (uncredited) Night Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Mason
Thin Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Thin Morgue Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Austin McCoy
Piano Player (uncredited) Piano Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don McCracken
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Patterson
Pete - Morgue Driver (uncredited) Pete - Morgue Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Petit
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Ruhl
Prison Gate Guard (uncredited) Prison Gate Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Seaton
Prison Attendant (uncredited) Prison Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Self
Station Attendant (uncredited) Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Taggart
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Ferris Taylor
Benny - Fat Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Benny - Fat Morgue Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Teal
Policeman at Roadblock (uncredited) Policeman at Roadblock (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Counterman (uncredited) Counterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,362 votes