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Money Trap
     

The Money Trap

Director: Burt Kennedy

Cast: Glenn Ford, Elke Sommer, Rita Hayworth

 
In this well-regarded film noir thriller, Joe Barron (Glenn Ford) is a police detective whose wife Lisa (Elke Sommer) has inherited a stock portfolio from her father. Joe and Lisa go on a spending spree, but when their new holdings fail to pay dividends, Joe finds himself deep in debt. Dr. Horace Van Tilden (Joseph Cotten), a rich doctor who caters to

Overview

In this well-regarded film noir thriller, Joe Barron (Glenn Ford) is a police detective whose wife Lisa (Elke Sommer) has inherited a stock portfolio from her father. Joe and Lisa go on a spending spree, but when their new holdings fail to pay dividends, Joe finds himself deep in debt. Dr. Horace Van Tilden (Joseph Cotten), a rich doctor who caters to high-society clientele, shoots an intruder in his home, and Joe is assigned to investigate; Joe discovers that Van Tilden has a lucrative sideline selling drugs, and that the shooting victim was actually an addict looking for dope. When Joe learns that Van Tilden keeps his drug money in a safe at home, he sees a way to finally pay off his debts, but his partner, Pete Delanos (Ricardo Montalban), gets wind of Joe's scheme and demands a cut of the action. Matters become more complicated for Joe when he learns that the man Van Tilden shot was married to Rosalie (Rita Hayworth), whom he loved many years ago. The Money Trap was directed by Burt Kennedy, who was best known for his witty and unconventional westerns.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/23/2009
UPC:
0883316126189
Original Release:
1966
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Time:
1:32:00

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Glenn Ford Joe Baron
Elke Sommer Lisa Baron
Rita Hayworth Rosalie Kenny
Ricardo Montalban Pete Delanos
Joseph Cotten Dr. Horace Van Tilden
Tom Reese Matthews
James Mitchum Detective Wolski
Argentina Brunetti Aunt
Fred Essler Mr. Klein
Eugene Iglesias Father
Teri Lynn Sandoval Daughter
Parley Baer Banker
William Campbell Jack Archer
Ted de Corsia Police Captain
Stacy Harris Drunk
Bill McLean Delivery Man
Walter Reed Actor
George Sawava Angelo
Ward Wood Man in Bar
Than Wyenn Phil Kenny
Robert S. Anderson Police Inspector
Stacy King Women in Bar
Herman Boden Parking Lot Attendant
Jo Summers Dead Mother

Technical Credits
Burt Kennedy Director
Carl Anderson Art Director
Robert R. Benton Set Decoration/Design
Walter Bernstein Screenwriter
George W. Davis Art Director
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
John MacSweeney Editor
John McSweeney Editor
Hal Schaefer Score Composer
William J. Tuttle Makeup
Paul Vogel Cinematographer
Max E. Youngstein Producer

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