Information Received (1962)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this crime drama, a band of robbers hire a Yankee safecracker but he is captured and arrested by Scotland Yard before he gets there. The robbers then free him from prison. They do not realize that the inmate is really a decoy. They take him to the home of a married couple. After the wife kills her husband she tries to frame the decoy who escapes and ends up hiding in someone else's home. There he calls the head robber. He later cracks the save and retrieves secret government plans. The head robber then plans to kill the safecracker and take off with the murderous wife. Fortunately, the Yard intervenes and the decoy reveals himself.

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America, arrest, bad-guy-vs-bad-guy, cat-and-mouse, criminal, detective, double-cross, escape, expert, frame-up, gangster, government, hideout, home, husband, identity, impersonation, mastermind, plans, planting, police, prison, safecracker, Scotland-Yard, secrets, service