The Bribe1949

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The Bribe
Directed by:
Robert Z. Leonard

"The Bribe" (also known as "Corruzione", "Geheimaktion Carlotta") is a Film-noir/Thriller film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, released on February 03 of 1949 in the USA , starring Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton, Vincent Price, John Hodiak and Samuel S. Hinds.

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Who is the director of "The Bribe":

The Bribe was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Bribe, Robert Z. Leonard had directed B.F.'s Daughter, released in 1948, The Secret Heart (1946), Week-End at the Waldorf (1945), The Man from Down Under (1943), Stand by for Action (1942), and When Ladies Meet (1941). Since, he directed In the Good Old Summertime, released in 1949, Nancy Goes to Rio (1950), Duchess of Idaho (1950), Grounds for Marriage (1951), Too Young to Kiss (1951), and The Clown (1953).

When was "The Bribe" released:

The Bribe was first released on Thursday, February 03, 1949, in the United States.. This was seventy (70) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 20, 1951 in France and on Friday, March 28, 1952 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Bribe":

At the casting of The Bribe we find Robert Taylor, previously seen in Ambush (1949) and High Wall (1947); Ava Gardner (One Touch of Venus (1948), The Hucksters (1947)); Charles Laughton (Arch of Triumph (1948), The Paradine Case (1947)) [ more... ]

  • Martin Garralaga and Ava Gardner, Tito Renaldo also appeared together in The Snows of Kilimanjaro, released in 1952.
  • Vincent Price and Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton can all be seen in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, released in 1982.
  • Ava Gardner and Martin Garralaga also appeared in The Great Sinner, released in 1949.

What is the Storyline of "The Bribe":

Federal agent Rigby (Taylor) travels to Los Trancos on the island of Carlota (somewhere off the coast of Central America) to break up a war-surplus aircraft engine racket and finds himself tempted by corruption, namely Elizabeth Hintten (Gardner), a café singer married to Tug Hintten (Hodiak), a drunken ex-pilot.

Carwood (Price) is the brains of the outfit, aided and abetted by J.J. Bealer (Laughton) and Hintten (Hodiak).


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