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Trapped

1949

The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Lloyd Bridges) serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers.


Trapped is a 1949 semidocumentary film noir directed by Richard Fleischer, written by George Zuckerman and Earl Felton. The drama features Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Payton, John Hoyt, and others.<>.</>
Like many semi-documentaries, the film begins with a voice over footage of the treasury department, telling the story what the department does. Then it quickly begins the story once a woman tries to deposit a twenty-dollar bill at the bank that turns out to be phony.

Plot

The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Bridges), serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers.
Once out of jail Stewart quickly meets up with Cigarette girl (person) Meg Dixon (Barbara Payton).

Cast

  • Lloyd Bridges as Tris Stewart
  • Barbara Payton as Meg Dixon, alias Laurie Fredericks
  • John Hoyt as Agent John Downey, alias Johnny Hackett
  • James Todd as Jack Sylvester
  • Russ Conway as Chief Agent Gunby
  • Robert Karnes as Agent Fred Foreman
  • Douglas Spencer as Sam Hooker

See also

  • List of films in the public domain


  • Category:1949 films
    Category:1940s crime films
    Category:1940s thriller films
    Category:American crime thriller films
    Category:American films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:Eagle-Lion Films films
    Category:English-language films
    Category:Film noir
    Category:Films directed by Richard Fleischer
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