Quicksand (1950)

Director
Irving Pichel

Main cast
Mickey Rooney; Jeanne Cagney; Barbara Bates; Peter Lorre; Taylor Holmes

Genres
Drama, Crime, Romance

Description
Young auto mechanic Dan Brady takes $20 from a cash register at work to go on a date with blonde femme fatale Vera Novak. Brady intends to put the money back before it is missed, but the garage's bookkeeper shows up earlier than scheduled. As Brady scrambles to cover evidence of his petty theft, he fast finds himself drawn into an ever worsening "quicksand" of crime.


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