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Destination Big House (1950)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 1 June 1950 (USA)
School teacher Janet Brooks innocently involves herself in a scandal while spending the week-end alone in the mountain cabin of her fiancée, Dr. Walter Phillips. She gives first aid to a ... See full summary »

Director:

George Blair

Writers:

Eric Taylor (screenplay), Mortimer Braus (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dorothy Patrick ... Janet Brooks
Robert Rockwell ... Dr. Walter Phillips
Jimmy Lydon ... Freddy Brooks (as James Lydon)
Robert Armstrong ... Ed Somers
Larry J. Blake ... Pete Weiss
John Harmon ... Stubby Moore
Claire Du Brey ... Celia Brooks
Richard Benedict ... Joe Bruno
Mickey Knox ... Tony Savoni
Danny Morton Danny Morton ... Al Drury (as Dann Morton)
Mack Williams Mack Williams ... Dr. Foster
Olan Soule ... Ralph Newell (as Olan E. Soule)
Peter Prouse Peter Prouse ... Ray Olsen
Norman Field Norman Field ... Dr. Evans
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School teacher Janet Brooks innocently involves herself in a scandal while spending the week-end alone in the mountain cabin of her fiancée, Dr. Walter Phillips. She gives first aid to a wounded racketeer, Joe Bruno, who is running out on his mob with eighty thousand dollars in cash. Unknown to Janet, Bruno hides the money in the cabin. She goes on an errand and two mobsters, Ed Somers and "Stubby" Moore), make a call on Bruno and then depart after delivering a couple of soon-to-be-fatal gunshot wounds. Bruno manages to get to the highway and hitches a ride from a passing motorist who drives him to the Coniston hospital. In front of a number of doctors as witnesses, Bruno draws up a will leaving the eighty-thousand bucks to Janet, but dies before he can reveal where the money is located. The story hits the local headlines the next day and Janet's denials of any previous acquaintance with Bruno or knowledge of the money are disbelieved. Janet, her mother, Celia, and her brother, Fred, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1950 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,913 (estimated)
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Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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