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Highway 301 (film)

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Director  Andrew L. Stone
Writer  Andrew L. Stone
Screenplay  Andrew L. Stone
Country  United States
6.9/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Music director  William Lava
Language  English
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Release date  December 1, 1950 (1950-12-01) (United States)
Cast  Steve Cochran (George Legenza), Virginia Grey (Mary Simms), Gaby André (Lee Fontaine (as Gaby Andre)), Edmon Ryan (Detective Sgt. Truscott / Narrator), Robert Webber (William B. Phillips), Wally Cassell (Robert Mais)
Similar movies  Mysterious Intruder, Impact, Rhino, Tokolosh, The Final Alliance, Surviving Evil
Tagline  The whole blazing story of the Tri-State murder mob!

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Highway 301 is an American 1950 crime drama film noir written and directed by Andrew L. Stone, and starring Steve Cochran, Virginia Grey, Gaby André and Edmon Ryan.


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A gang of robbers are terrorizing and robbing banks and payrolls in North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. The gang's leader, George, seems to take particular delight in "bumping off" women who cross him. The film starts with comments from then-governors of North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland about how crime doesn't pay.


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  • Steve Cochran as George Legenza
  • Virginia Grey as Mary Simms
  • Gaby André as Lee
  • Edmon Ryan as Detective Sgt. Truscott and the film's narrator
  • Robert Webber as William B. 'Bill' Phillips
  • Wally Cassell as Robert 'Bobby' Mais
  • Aline Towne as Madeline Welton
  • Richard Egan as Herbie Brooks
  • Edward Norris as Noyes Hinton - Gang Driver
  • Critical response

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    When the film was first released, critic Bosley Crowther caustically panned it, writing, "The most disturbing and depressing of the many depressing things about the Strand's current Warner Brothers' shocker, Highway 301, is the fact that governors in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina endorse this cheap gangster melodrama as an effective deterrent to crime. In forewords which are personally delivered by Maryland's lame-duck Governor Lane and by Virginia's and North Carolina's Governors Battle and Scott, respectively, these eminent and honorable officials convey the solemn idea that what you are about to see is something that will prove to you how profitless crime is ... However, the whole thing, concocted and directed by Andrew L. Stone, is a straight exercise in low sadism. And the reactions at the Strand yesterday among the early audience, made up mainly of muscular youths, might have shocked and considerably embarrassed the governors mentioned above."

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    Film critic Dennis Schwartz gave the film a positive review, writing, "Andrew Stone (Julie/Cry Terror!/The Steel Trap) effectively directs this enjoyable action-filled B film crime drama that wants us to know that 'crime doesn't pay.'"

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