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  • Crime Wave (1953)
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    73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crime Wave (1953)
Approved
73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
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Director
André De Toth (as Andre deToth)
Writers
Crane Wilbur (screen play) | Bernard Gordon (adaptation) | Richard Wormser (adaptation) | John Hawkins (story) | Ward Hawkins (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
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Status
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Updated Oct 22, 1953

Release date
Mar 6, 1954 (United States)

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Cast

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47 cast members
Name Known for
Sterling Hayden
Det. Lt. Sims Det. Lt. Sims   See fewer
Gene Nelson
Steve Lacey Steve Lacey   See fewer
Phyllis Kirk
Ellen Lacey Ellen Lacey   See fewer
Ted de Corsia
'Doc' Penny 'Doc' Penny   See fewer
Charles Bronson
Ben Hastings (as Charles Buchinsky) Ben Hastings (as Charles Buchinsky)   See fewer
Jay Novello
Dr. Otto Hessler Dr. Otto Hessler   See fewer
Nedrick Young
Gat Morgan (as Ned Young) Gat Morgan (as Ned Young)   See fewer
James Bell
Daniel O'Keefe Daniel O'Keefe   See fewer
Dub Taylor
Gus Snider (as Dubb Taylor) Gus Snider (as Dubb Taylor)   See fewer
Gayle Kellogg
Detective Kelly Detective Kelly   See fewer
Mack Chandler
Detective Sully Detective Sully   See fewer
Iris Adrian
Hastings' Girlfriend (uncredited) Hastings' Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Bassett
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Cane
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Timothy Carey
Johnny Haslett (uncredited) Johnny Haslett (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Clarke
Salvation Army Singer (uncredited) Salvation Army Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Coby
Cop in Squad Car (uncredited) Cop in Squad Car (uncredited)   See fewer
Dennis Dengate
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Eileen Elliott
Fourth Police Broadcaster (uncredited) Fourth Police Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
Fritz Feld
Jess (uncredited) Jess (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Ferguson
Detective / Bank Officer (uncredited) Detective / Bank Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Diane Fortier
First Police Broadcaster (uncredited) First Police Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
Kit Guard
Barfly at Counter (uncredited) Barfly at Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
Jim Hayward
Zenner (uncredited) Zenner (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Alan Hokanson
Second Police Broadcaster (uncredited) Second Police Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas E. Jackson
Bank Guard (uncredited) Bank Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Kelsey
Old Man Crossing Street (uncredited) Old Man Crossing Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Kenney
Lefty (uncredited) Lefty (uncredited)   See fewer
Faith Kruger
Salvation Army Singer (uncredited) Salvation Army Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lyle Latell
Hoodlum at Counter (uncredited) Hoodlum at Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Lauter
Roadblock Officer (uncredited) Roadblock Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Lee
Third Police Broadcaster (uncredited) Third Police Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Lightner
Mark (uncredited) Mark (uncredited)   See fewer
Bert Moorhouse
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Newton
Mrs. O'Keefe (uncredited) Mrs. O'Keefe (uncredited)   See fewer
Shirley O'Hara
Girl with Bandaged Man (uncredited) Girl with Bandaged Man (uncredited)   See fewer
John Pickard
Information Officer (uncredited) Information Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
George Ross
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
Ted Ryan
Bank Janitor (uncredited) Bank Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
Sandy Sanders
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Schroff
Delivery Man (uncredited) Delivery Man (uncredited)   See fewer
John Veitch
Information Officer (uncredited) Information Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Shirley Whitney
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Wilkerson
Beer Drinker at Counter (uncredited) Beer Drinker at Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Wilson
Parolee (uncredited) Parolee (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Woody
Stoolie (uncredited) Stoolie (uncredited)   See fewer
Hank Worden
Sweeney (uncredited) Sweeney (uncredited)   See fewer
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