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The Big Steal (1949)

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71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee.
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Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay) (as Geoffrey Homes) | Gerald Drayson Adams (screenplay) | Richard Wormser (story "The Road to Carmichael's")
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Jul 1, 1949 (United States)

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Robert Mitchum
Lt. Duke Halliday Lt. Duke Halliday   See fewer
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Jane Greer
Joan Graham Joan Graham   See fewer
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William Bendix
Capt. Vincent Blake Capt. Vincent Blake   See fewer
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Patric Knowles
Jim Fiske Jim Fiske   See fewer
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Ramon Novarro
Inspector General Ortega Inspector General Ortega   See fewer
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Don Alvarado
Lt. Ruiz Lt. Ruiz   See fewer
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John Qualen
Julius Seton Julius Seton   See fewer
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Pascual García Peña
Manuel (as Pascual Garcia Pena) Manuel (as Pascual Garcia Pena)   See fewer
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Gregorio Acosta
Chaney (uncredited) Chaney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Salvador Baguez
Morales (uncredited) Morales (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Carr
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Colebrook
Mexican Tourist (uncredited) Mexican Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bing Conley
Dockhand (uncredited) Dockhand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Dillaway
Purser (uncredited) Purser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonso DuBois
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Juan Duval
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Virginia Farmer
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Nacho Galindo
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Elias Gamboa
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Raúl Guerrero
Pepe (uncredited) Pepe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Madden the Guard (uncredited) Madden the Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
Customs Inspector (uncredited) Customs Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Jacques
Cole (uncredited) Cole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Leyva
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José Loza
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Margarito Luna
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Primo López
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Dorothy Mitchum
Tourist (uncredited) Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carmen Morales
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Lillian O'Malley
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Pat O'Malley
Purser (uncredited) Purser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beatriz Ramos
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Tony Roux
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Bernard Sell
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Carl Sklover
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Dimas Sotello
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Arturo Soto Rangel
Pedro (uncredited) Pedro (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfredo de Soto
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Alfonso Sánchez Tello
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Jorge Treviño
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Felipe Turich
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Juan Varro
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7 / 10 | 3,737 votes