About the film
based on novel or book armored car noir mobster los angeles, california attempted robbery
Release Date: February 04, 1949
|Slogan||:||«When you Double-Cross a Double-Crosser... It's a Criss Cross!»|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Producers||:||Michael Kraike, Keith Weeks|
|Writers||:||William Bowers, Daniel Fuchs, Don Tracy|
Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love against all better judgement. She encourages their affair but then quickly marries mobster Slim Dundee (Dan Duryea). To deflect suspicion of the affair, Steve Thompson leads Dundee into a daylight armored-truck robbery.