Quicksand (1950)

imdb rating6.6Rotten Tomatoes rating56%
Young auto mechanic Dan Brady takes $20 from a cash register at work to go on a date with blonde femme fatale Vera Novak. Brady intends to put the money back before it is missed, but the garage's bookkeeper shows up earlier than scheduled. As Brady scrambles to cover evidence of his petty theft, he fast finds himself drawn into an ever worsening "quicksand" of crime.


Irving Pichel


Mickey Rooney - Daniel 'Dan' Brady
Jeanne Cagney - Vera Novak
Barbara Bates - Helen Calder
Peter Lorre - Nick Dramoshag
Taylor Holmes - Harvey
Art Smith - Oren Mackey
Wally Cassell - Chuck Davis
Richard Lane - Lt. Nelson
Patsy O'Connor - Millie
John Gallaudet - Moriarity
Minerva Urecal - Landlady
Sidney Marion - Shorty
Jimmie Dodd - Buzz (as Jimmy Dodd)
Lester Dorr - Baldy
Kitty O'Neil - Madame Zaronga
Frank Marlowe - Watchman
Alvin Hammer - Auditor
Ray Teal - Motorcycle Officer
Tom Monroe - Motorcycle Officer (as Tom Munro)
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