The Big Steal

The Big Steal (1949)

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  • Genre: Crime, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1949-07-01
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 91 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 11min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Don Siegel
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From 91 Ratings


Army Lieutenant Halliday, accused of stealing the Army payroll, pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's ex-girlfriend and is in turn being chased by his accuser, Capt. Blake.

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  • Robert Mitchum

    as Lt. Duke Halliday
  • Jane Greer

    as Joan 'Chiquita' Graham
  • William Bendix

    as Capt. Vincent Blake
  • Patric Knowles

    as Jim Fiske
  • Ramon Novarro

    as Inspector General Ortega
  • Don Alvarado

    as Lt. Ruiz
  • John Qualen

    as Julius Seton
  • Pascual García Peña

    as Manuel
  • Frank Hagney

    as Madden
  • Arturo Soto Rangel

    as Pedro
Directing Don Siegel Director
Production Jack J. Gross Producer
Camera Harry J. Wild Director of Photography
Writing Gerald Drayson Adams Screenplay
Writing Daniel Mainwaring Screenplay
Camera Jim Kurley Grip
Camera Ernest Bachrach Still Photographer
Sound Leigh Harline Music
Editing Samuel E. Beetley Editor
Writing Richard Wormser Story
Costume & Make-Up Carla Hadley Hairstylist
Art Ralph Berger Art Direction
Art Albert S. D'Agostino Art Direction
Art Harley Miller Set Decoration
Art Darrell Silvera Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Edward Stevenson Costume Design
Production Sid Rogell Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Supervisor
Sound Phil Brigandi Sound
Sound Clem Portman Sound
Sound C. Bakaleinikoff Music Director
Crew Salvador Baguez Technical Advisor