The Steel Trap (1952)

The Steel Trap





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Joseph Cotten plays a assistant bank manager who steals $500,000 from the safe late on a Friday. He plans to fly to Brazil with his wife (Teresa Wright) and child. They get as far as New Orleans; the wife finds out about the robbery and walks out on Cotten. Stricken by guilt, Cotten must now return to his home town and replace the money before he's found out on Monday morning. Writer/director Andrew L. Stone smooths out the unrealistic elements of The Steel Trap by filming extensively at real … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Andrew L. Stone
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On DVD: Mar 22, 2012
20th Century Fox Film Corporation


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Critic Reviews for The Steel Trap

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

A gripping suspense film.

Full Review… | September 1, 2014
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Audience Reviews for The Steel Trap

taunt tight thriller thats not quite noir but kept me at the edge of my seat as this hecktic scramble unfolds.

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