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After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.

Quicksand is a 1950 film noir starring Mickey Rooney and Peter Lorre in a story about a garage mechanic's descent into crime. The film has been described as "film noir in a teacup... a pretty nifty little picture" in which Rooney "cast himself against his Andy Hardy goody goody image." Interestingly, Helbros produced the first electric Mickey Mouse watch around two decades later (up to then all were wind-up watches). Jimmy Dodd (who plays Buzz) was the original Mouseketeer#Cast of television's

Category:1950 films
Category:1950s crime films
Category:American crime films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:English-language films
Category:Film noir
Category:Films directed by Irving Pichel
Category:United Artists films
Mort Briskin, Samuel H. Stiefel

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