The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery

The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery

Steve McQueen
Director: Charles E. Guggenheim, John Stix Cast: Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
, David Clarke
David Clarke
Charles E. Guggenheim, John Stix,


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Based on an actual bank heist (and even using the St. Louis policemen who took part in thwarting the original robbery), this fairly ho-hum caper film stars Steve McQueen as the driver of the getaway car for the four bank robbers. The four men go over their plan several times, including dry runs to cover every possible contingent. These preparations take up most of the film, so that by the time the thieves are ready to do it, the audience has been ready forever. The actual scenario when the thieves walk into the bank is fast-paced, and as might be expected, even the best-laid plans cannot foresee everything.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/31/2010
UPC: 0089218636997
Original Release: 1959
Rating: NR
Source: Alpha Video
Presentation: [B&W]
Sales rank: 56,986

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Steve McQueen George Fowler
David Clarke Gino
Graham Denton John Egan
Molly McCarthy Ann
James Dukas Willie
St. Louis Cardinals Themselves
James Brolin Actor
Cleavon Little Actor
Lee Van Cleef Actor

Technical Credits
Charles E. Guggenheim Director,Producer
John Stix Director
Warren Adams Editor
Victor Duncan Cinematographer
Richard T. Heffron Screenwriter
Jim Symington Songwriter
Hershy Kay Musical Direction/Supervision
Bernardo Segall Score Composer,Songwriter,Editor
Peter Ude Songwriter

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