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Ralph Cotter, a ruthless criminal, escapes violently from a farm prison. Then, he seduces a dead inmate’s sister, gets back quickly into the crime business, faces corrupt local cops who run the city’s underworld and meets a powerful tycoon’s whimsical daughter.

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Directed by

Gordon Douglas

Written by

Harry Brown (Screenplay)
Horace McCoy (Novel)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Unarmed… He’s dangerous. Armed… He’s lethal.

Cast

Keywords

criminal gang trial police corruption prison escape film noir business tycoon courtroom

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