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      A Dangerous Profession

      Released Nov 26, 1949 1h 19m Crime Drama List
      Reviews 25% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Bail bondsman Vince Kane (George Raft) gets dragged into a robbery and murder case centered on stockbroker Claude Brackett (Bill Williams), whose wife, Lucy (Ella Raines), happens to be Vince's ex-girlfriend. When the meek Brackett jumps his bail and ends up dead, mysterious lawyer Matthew Dawson (David Wolfe) and con man Max Collins (Robert Gist) start pressuring Vince and his mentor, Joe Farley (Pat O'Brien), to drop their investigation of the robbery and murder. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews An old-fashioned B-mystery film. Rated: C Mar 31, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      ashley h A Dangerous Profession is a decent film. It is about a bail-bondsman who bails out the suspect of a securities bonds robbery. George Raft and Ella Raines give good performances. The script is a little slow in places. Ted Tetzlaff did an alright job directing this movie. I liked this motion picture because of the drama. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Bland George Raft vehicle co-stars Pat O'Brien, Ella Raines and Jim Backus. Raft is a wooden bail bondsmen who gets caught up in a murder plot after he falls for the wife of one of his clients, Raines. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Audience Member an old fashioned B movie mystery film about the bail-bond business. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member good noir with lots of double X's Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Bail bondsman Vince Kane (George Raft) gets dragged into a robbery and murder case centered on stockbroker Claude Brackett (Bill Williams), whose wife, Lucy (Ella Raines), happens to be Vince's ex-girlfriend. When the meek Brackett jumps his bail and ends up dead, mysterious lawyer Matthew Dawson (David Wolfe) and con man Max Collins (Robert Gist) start pressuring Vince and his mentor, Joe Farley (Pat O'Brien), to drop their investigation of the robbery and murder.
      Director
      Ted Tetzlaff
      Producer
      Robert Sparks
      Screenwriter
      Martin Rackin, Warren Duff
      Production Co
      RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Nov 26, 1949, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 20, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 19m
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