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An engrossing film noir with Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing money for a date, Rooney borrows $20 from the cash register, starting a chain of events that includes car theft, burglary, and possibly murder. Read more at the IMDB. (The video is interlaced in both the MPEG2 file and the Cinepack. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.)


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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

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