The Big Shot Poster

Release Date: 1942

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Repeat offender Duke Berne (Humphrey Bogart) reluctantly agrees to go along with the robbery scheme of unscrupulous lawyer Martin Fleming (Stanley Ridges) when he realizes that Fleming's wife is his ex-flame Lorna (Irene Manning). Lorna talks Duke out of taking part, but, after the robbery goes bad, a corrupt witness fingers Duke as one of the gunmen. Fleming provides the innocent George Anderson (Richard Travis) to create an alibi for Duke, but soon the double-crossing begins.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Irene Manning, Richard Travis, Susan Peters, Stanley Ridges, Minor Watson, Chick Chandler, Joe Downing

Director: Lewis Seiler

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Dark, 1940s, Melodramatic, Office, Prison, Pursuit, Transformation

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