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The Lineup
Directed by:
Don Siegel

Released on June 11 of 1958 in the USA, "The Lineup" (also known as "Crimine silenzioso", "Henker ist unterwegs, Der") is a Crime/Film-noir/Drama film directed by Don Siegel . Eli Wallach and Robert Keith are starring, alongside Richard Jaeckel, Mary LaRoche, William Leslie and Emile Meyer.

Starring Eli Wallach (the sensation of "Baby Doll" the killer!)

Who is the director of "The Lineup":

The Lineup was directed by Don Siegel, an American director, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before directing The Lineup, Don Siegel had directed Baby Face Nelson, released in 1957, Crime in the Streets (1956), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954), China Venture (1953), and Count the Hours (1953). Since, he directed The Gun Runners, released in 1958, Hound-Dog Man (1959), Edge of Eternity (1959), Flaming Star (1960), Hell Is for Heroes (1962), and The Killers (1964).

When was "The Lineup" released:

The Lineup was first released in the United States on Wednesday, June 11, 1958. Also released on Wednesday, June 11, 1958 have been The Camp on Blood Island (dir. Val Guest), The Vikings (dir. Richard Fleischer), and Moglie per una notte (dir. Mario Camerini). This was sixty-one (61) years ago.

What is the cast of "The Lineup":

At the casting of The Lineup we find Eli Wallach, previously seen in Baby Doll (1956); Robert Keith (My Man Godfrey (1957), Men in War (1957)); Richard Jaeckel (Cowboy (1958), 3:10 to Yuma (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Vaughn Taylor and Richard Jaeckel, Raymond Bailey also worked together in The Gallant Hours, released in 1960.
  • Richard Jaeckel, William Leslie and Vaughn Taylor also appeared in Cowboy, released in 1958.
  • Robert Keith and Warner Anderson can be seen in Drum Beat, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "The Lineup":

An international drug-smuggling racket plants heroin on unsuspecting American tourists traveling in Asia, so that the dope can pass through customs undetected. Two psychopathic killers (Eli Wallach and Robert Keith) and their driver (Richard Jaeckel) then collect the contraband.

In the film Warner Anderson reprises his role as Lieutenant Ben Guthrie from the TV series. However, Tom Tully's character, Inspector Matt Grebb, is replaced by Inspector Al Quine, played by Emile Meyer.


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