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Big Combo (The)

USA, English, 84 mins

  • Director: Joseph H. Lewis
  • Writer: Philip Yordan
  • Producer: Sidney Harmon

CGiii Comment

The acting is bad...the dialogue is worse.

There are a couple of devoted gay gangsters - makes a pleasant change from some screaming sissies.

Still, it's not a good enough reason to watch this unpalatable pulp.


Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

Police Lt. Diamond is told to close his surveillance of suspected mob boss Mr. Brown because it's costing the department too much money with no results. Diamond makes one last attempt to uncover evidence against Brown by going to Brown's girlfriend, Susan Lowell.

Cast & Characters

Cornel Wilde as Police Lt. Leonard Diamond;
Richard Conte as Mr. Brown;
Brian Donlevy as Joe McClure;
Jean Wallace as Susan Lowell;
Robert Middleton as Police Capt. Peterson;
Lee Van Cleef as Fante;
Earl Holliman as Mingo;
Helen Walker as Alicia Brown;
Jay Adler as Detective Sam Hill;
John Hoyt as Nils Dreyer;
Ted de Corsia as Ralph Bettini;
Helene Stanton as Rita;
Roy Gordon as Audubon;
Whit Bissell as Doctor;
Steve Mitchell as Bennie Smith, Boxer

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