Lure of the Swamp (1957)

Genres - Drama, Thriller  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Based on a novel by Gil Brewer, Lure of the Swamp top-bills Marshall Thompson as a Florida swamp guide. Thompson is hired by mysterious stranger Willard Parker, who intends to a hide a large sum of money somewhere in the deepest recesses of the swamp. It later turns out that Parker is a bank robber, and that he has double-crossed his three cohorts. After murdering Parker, the robber's confederates try to beat Thompson to the location where the money is secreted. Inevitably, their greed overwhelms them, and finally destroys them.

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greed, no-honor-among-thieves, treasure, loot, swamp