Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Director
Phil Karlson

Main cast
John Payne; Coleen Gray; Preston Foster; Neville Brand; Lee Van Cleef

Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Description
A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.


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