Across the Bridge Poster

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: February 24th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Englishman Carl Schaffner (Rod Steiger) is in New York on business when he learns that Scotland Yard is investigating a $3 million embezzlement job he pulled off in Europe. He hops a train headed for Mexico, on which he drugs another passenger, Paul Scarff (Bill Nagy), and throws him off the train. Although Schaffner initially intends to assume the victim's identity, he learns that Scarff is wanted for murder in Mexico, triggering a complicated series of identity switches as the law closes in.

Cast: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Marla Landi, Bernard Lee, Eric Pohlmann, Bill Nagy, Ingeborg von Kusserow, Alan Gifford

Director: Ken Annakin

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: London, 1950s, Escape, New York City, Suspenseful, Gripping, Pursuit, Murder, Transformation, Wife