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Director  Joseph Pevney
Producer  Aaron Rosenberg
Country  United States
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama
Production  Universal Studios
Language  English
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Cast  Tony Curtis (Jerry Florea), George Nader (Edward Gallagher), Julie Adams (Ellen Gallagher), Jay C. Flippen (Vincent Concannon), Sal Mineo (Jerry as a boy), Jan Merlin (Andy Norris)
Release date  January 29, 1955
Based on  Joseph F. Dinneens "They Stole $25,000,000 - And Got Away with It"
Writer  Sydney Boehm (screenplay), Joseph F. Dinneen (story)
Similar movies  Tony Curtis appears in Six Bridges to Cross and The Midnight Story

Six Bridges to Cross or 6 Bridges to Cross is a 1955 American film noir crime film directed by Joseph Pevney starring Tony Curtis, George Nader and Julie Adams, and featuring Sal Mineo's screen debut. Six Bridges to Cross is based upon the famous 1950 Great Brink's Robbery of Boston, Massachusetts in which the thieves made off with roughly $2.5 million.


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Jerry Florea (Tony Curtis) is planning a heist. The story begins with the events which led a young Florea (Sal Mineo) to become a crook. One day he is shot during a robbery and as a result an ameniable policeman and his wife take him under their wing. As a young man he deludes them, and pretends to no longer have criminal intent and even gets a job at the Brinks. They are unaware he is preparing to rob the establishment. It is only after he and his gang pull off the heist that Florea reconsiders his actions and attempts to make amends for the crime.


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  • Tony Curtis ... Jerry Florea
  • George Nader ... Edward Gallagher
  • Julie Adams ... Ellen Gallagher
  • Jay C. Flippen ... Vincent Concannon
  • Sal Mineo ... Jerry as a boy
  • Jan Merlin ... Andy Norris
  • Richard Castle ... Skids Radzevich
  • William Murphy ... Red Flanagan
  • Kendall Clark ... Mr. Sanborn
  • Don Keefer ... Mr. Sherman
  • Harry Bartell ... Father Bonelli
  • Tito Vuolo ... Angie
  • Postman...Frank E. Sawin, Jr.
  • Production

    The screenplay for the film was written by Sydney Boehm, based on Joseph F. Dinneen's They Stole $25,000,000 - And Got Away with It. The film was shot on location in Boston.

    Jeff Chandler was to play the lead but refused and was put on suspension by Universal.

    A young Clint Eastwood auditioned for the film in May 1954 in his first real audition but was rejected by Pevney. The part of the young Florea was given to a 15-year-old Sal Mineo. Mineo had also successfully auditioned for a part in The Private War of Major Benson as a cadet colonel opposite Charlton Heston. Sammy Davis, Jr. was hired to sing the title track written by friend Jeff Chandler and Henry Mancini, recording it on December 2, 1954. The overall score was composed by Frank Skinner and Herman Stein but they went uncredited in the film for their contributions.


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