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Borderline (1950 film)

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Genre  Comedy, Crime, Romance
Music director  Hans J. Salter
Language  English
6.1/10 IMDb

Director  William A. Seiter
Screenplay  Devery Freeman
Country  United States
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Writer  Devery Freeman (story)
Release date  March 1, 1950 (1950-03-01)
Cast  Fred MacMurray (Johnny McEvoy, aka Johnny Macklin), Claire Trevor (Madeleine Haley), Raymond Burr (Pete Ritchie), José Torvay (Miguel), Morris Ankrum (Bill Whittaker), Roy Roberts (Harvey Gumbin)
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Borderline is a 1950 American film noir crime film directed by William A. Seiter starring Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor. It was filmed from late May to early July 1949 at Republic Studios.


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Pete Ritchie (Raymond Burr) runs a narcotics smuggling operation to the USA from Mexico, which the Los Angeles Police Department and the US federal government have unsuccessfully tried to stop. Because of Ritchie's careful operating procedures, US authorities haven't even been able to find out the identities of his sources or customers and are desperate for a breakthrough. As a last resort, Madeleine Haley (Claire Trevor), an LAPD officer and former OSS operative, is sent undercover to Mexico to charm her way into Ritchie's confidence.

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Once there, Haley manages to establish contact with Ritchie's gang, but is kidnapped by Johnny Macklin (Fred MacMurray), a federal agent posing as a hoodlum working for a rival of Ritchie's and who also steals a load of Ritchie's narcotics. Haley plays along and joins Macklin on a smuggling trip for the stolen narcotics, with Ritchie in hot pursuit.


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