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Trapped (1949)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1 October 1949 (USA)
U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writers:

Earl Felton (story), George Zuckerman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lloyd Bridges ... Tris Stewart
Barbara Payton ... Meg Dixon
John Hoyt ... John Downey
James Todd James Todd ... Jack Sylvester
Russ Conway ... Chief Agent Gunby
Robert Karnes ... Agent Fred Foreman
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Storyline

U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A KILLER'S DREAM PAID FOR WITH COUNTERFEIT CASH! (original poster-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Menschenfalle See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bryan Foy Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Made with the co-operation of the Treasury Department. See more »

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Featured in Crime Wave: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016) See more »

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Classic documentary-styled noir with that dark look
20 May 2003 | by SanRafReeferSee all my reviews

TRAPPED is a very good example of the documentary- styled noir film. Lloyd Bridges gives an energetic performance as a greedy and cunning counterfeiter whose brains are not equal to his ambitions. The film also features tragic sex bomb Barbara Payton in her first major role and she also scores as a somewhat naive, yet ruthless, partner to Bridges. Richard Fleischer directs with his usual stylishness and the look of the film will satisfy the diehard noir fan. Very enjoyable.


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