Wiard Ihnen Set Design. Morris Ankrum as Head Guard. Crashout fits the bill with interesting twists. Please provide your site password to link to your existing account. Foster started on Laurel and Hardy. Filmakers Releasing Organization, Inc. Please enter your information below to create your own personal account with tcm. Was this review helpful to you?

Languages Italiano Edit links. Foster’s prison-break film, Crashout, literally hits the ground running with the main cast introduced one-by-one as they flee into the woods from a prison riot as others around them are picked off by the bullets from the guards. Edward Clark as Conductor. Search for Lottery awards. The couple discovers that they have much in common, including a fatalistic attitude toward their failed aspirations. As Monk is bringing a new car around to the front of the roadhouse, one of the policemen returns, and Monk runs him over.

Inspired by all the wonderful reviews on this site, I actually bought the CD, especially because of the wonderful cast – primarily William Bendix and Arthur Kennedy, but also a host of character actors we recognize but to whom it is difficult to attach faces, i.

Although they lack food, Van insists that the men remain hidden for three days, until the area is no longer being searched. The film marks crashkut cards of the escaped convicts by massacring just about every other convict during a blazing first few minutes; meaning it justifies the violent actions of a gang taking hostages in a series of episodes as they cross the country toward treasure and fate!

The next morning, Alice and Joe walk into town to get the wheel, and Joe is intrigued by Alice’s confession that Timmy is illegitimate. Maynard ‘Monk’ Collins Marshall Thompson En route, as they touch the lives of “regular folks,” each has his own rendezvous with destiny.

Crashout (1955)

Metty is of course a master class lensman. Frashout of the fortunes of six dangerous criminals who break jail, and whose greed and inhumanity are punished by their mistrust of each other rather than by the due process of the law. Crashout Theatrical release poster. Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck crxshout retrieve Duff’s bank loot.


Convict Van Duff is the leader of a large-scale prison break.

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Bleak, brutal prison-break noir that also doubles as a portrait of dead-end small-town 50s America. Already have a TCM Profile? Joe then kidnaps Crashoout, taking him to the cave, where the anxious doctor operates on Van. The remaining three prisoners tend to Dilm as they trek through the forest, until the next day, when they are found by Alice Mosher and her young son Timmy.

On the journey, the doomed prisoners meet with some locals including a farm woman 19555 Michaelsa kidnapped doctor Percy Helton and a young woman on a train Gloria Talbott.

Read research data and market intelligence. Bendix dominates as the ruthless leader, but plenty of room is left for each of the other cons to break loose. Archive content sales and licensing.

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Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Tom Dugan as Bartender. Alice demurs, however, declaring that money, like love, can be either dirty or clean, and that no good comes from the dirty kind. Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors filj out in a forgotten mine working near the rcashout, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff’s bank loot.

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Back to the top. The couple discovers that they have much in common, including a fatalistic attitude toward their failed aspirations. When two motorcycle policemen come by for a soda, the prisoners take cover and hold broken bottles at the throats of some of the customers to keep the others quiet. It’s very episodic in structure, which gives the over all story a bit of an unwelcome “counting down the deaths” sensation, but each individual episode ranges from great to transcendent.


Michael Fox Dial supv. Gloria Talbott plays a woman on the train who strikes fipm a conversation with the youngest and crasgout of the cons. Crashout is a American film noir crime film directed by Lewis R.

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By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Browse our education events. Already have an account? Mosher, to cook crashoyt them, while Joe remains outside and assures Alice that if she cooperates, her family will not be harmed. Learn more More Like This.

Chester and Lewis R. Suspenseful prison break thriller that spends about a minute on the prison break the titular crashout and 88 more on how tough fklm is once that part’s over. ChesterLewis R. Or, use your email account: We want to hear what you have to say but need to crasshout your account.

Arthur Kennedy’s performance in particular stands out as a piece of naturalistic and subtle acting amidst a broader ensemble. He promises to share the fortune in gold he has stowed away if they help him get to a doctor. Apparently ghost-written by a blacklisted Cy Endfield, this is some cynical, dark, hyper violent ccrashout blackly comedic stuff: Selling to the BFI.

In an isolated house, mystery writer Janet Frobisher is involved in potentially murderous relationships. Quotes Van Morgan Duff: