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''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, and Charles Bickford, with Creator/AnnBlyth and Yvonne De Carlo featured in bit parts.

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''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, Creator/HumeCronyn, and Charles Bickford, with Creator/AnnBlyth and Yvonne De Carlo featured in bit parts.


* ShowWithInAShow: The prisoners go see a movie. Its a real movie from 1947 (they really keep up with new films in this prison!) called ''The Egg and I'', staring Fred [=MacMurray=] and Creator/ClaudetteColbert.

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* ShowWithInAShow: The prisoners go see a movie. Its a real movie from 1947 (they really keep up with new films in this prison!) called ''The Egg and I'', ''Film/TheEggAndI'', staring Fred [=MacMurray=] Creator/FredMacMurray and Creator/ClaudetteColbert.


* KillEmAll: [[spoiler: Tom, early in the film, hangs himself. Robert, Spencer, and Kid Coy die during the escape. Freshman was the stoolie, so Joe chains him to the front of their train so he gets killed by the guards when they break though. Joe dies from gunshot wounds by Munsey. Sadly, Gallagher dies trying to drive the car through the prison doors.]]

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* KillEmAll: [[spoiler: Tom, early in the film, hangs himself. Robert, Spencer, and Kid Coy die during the escape. Freshman was the stoolie, so Joe chains him to the front of their train so he gets killed by the guards when they break though.through. Joe dies from gunshot wounds by Munsey. Sadly, Gallagher dies trying to drive the car through the prison doors.]]


* AffablyEvil: Munsey begins the film as someone who tries to play nice with the prisoners to get information out of them. This stops when he has the chance to become warden.


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* FauxAffablyEvil: Though he tries to pretend otherwise, Munsey is a sadist who is prone to physical and emotional manipulation to keep all the prisoners in line. Explicitly lampshaded by Dr. Walters.


* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Munsey uses a led pipe to Louie to break and tell him what he knows about Joes escape plan. He also uses classical music to up the ante in terms of fear.

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* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Munsey uses a led pipe to break Louie to break and tell to make him what he knows about rat on Joes escape plan. He also uses classical music to up the ante in terms of fear.


* ShowWithInAShow: The prisoners go see a movie. Its a real movie from 1947 (they really keep up with new films in this prison!) called The Egg and I, staring Fred [=MacMurray=] and Creator/ClaudetteColbert.

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* ShowWithInAShow: The prisoners go see a movie. Its a real movie from 1947 (they really keep up with new films in this prison!) called The ''The Egg and I, I'', staring Fred [=MacMurray=] and Creator/ClaudetteColbert.


** Robert was a soldier who fell in love with an Italian, who shot her own father that was willing to give them away. Robert took the plan for the murder.

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** Robert was a soldier who fell in love with an Italian, who shot her own father that was willing to give them away. Robert took the plan rap for the murder.


''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, and Charles Bickford, with Ann Blyth and Yvonne De Carlo featured in bit parts.

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''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, and Charles Bickford, with Ann Blyth Creator/AnnBlyth and Yvonne De Carlo featured in bit parts.


* TrailersAlwaysLie: Posters, in this case. Taglines included "Man Hate! Woman Love!", with images suggesting ''lots'' of {{Fanservice}} from the ladies. Alas...audiences didn't get anything of the sort, as the women are limited to quick appearances in flashbacks, with little of any {{Fanservice}} to speak of.

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* TrailersAlwaysLie: Posters, in this case. Taglines included "Man Hate! Woman Love!", with images suggesting ''lots'' of {{Fanservice}} from the ladies. Alas...audiences didn't get anything of the sort, as the women are limited to quick appearances in flashbacks, with little of if any {{Fanservice}} to speak of.

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* TrailersAlwaysLie: Posters, in this case. Taglines included "Man Hate! Woman Love!", with images suggesting ''lots'' of {{Fanservice}} from the ladies. Alas...audiences didn't get anything of the sort, as the women are limited to quick appearances in flashbacks, with little of any {{Fanservice}} to speak of.


''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford. Ann Blyth and Yvonne De Carlo are featured in bit parts.

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''Brute Force'' (1947) is a FilmNoir starring Creator/BurtLancaster, Hume Cronyn, and Charles Bickford. Bickford, with Ann Blyth and Yvonne De Carlo are featured in bit parts.


Joe Collins (Lancaster) is returning to the tough [[TheAlcatraz Westgate Penitentiary]] from solitary confinement. Hes back and he wants out more than ever; his wife is dying of cancer. He tells his cellmates in R-17 about his plans: they include Tom Lister (Whit Bissel), Spencer (John Hoyt), Robert "Soldier" Becker (Howard Duff), Freshman Stack (Jeffy Corey), and Kid Coy (Jack Overman). However, they have a large hurdle in the form of power-hungry sadist Captain Munsey (Cronyn). Hes the head guard who makes their lives miserable and manipulates prisoners to [[TheStoolPigeon turn against their own friends]]. A main ally, Gallagher (Bickford), is up for parole, so he won't risk going into an escape plan that may not work.

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Joe Collins (Lancaster) is returning to the tough [[TheAlcatraz Westgate Penitentiary]] from solitary confinement. Hes back and he wants out more than ever; his wife is dying of cancer. He tells his cellmates in R-17 about his plans: they include Tom Lister (Whit Bissel), Spencer (John Hoyt), Robert "Soldier" Becker (Howard Duff), Freshman Stack (Jeffy (Jeff Corey), and Kid Coy (Jack Overman). However, they have a large hurdle in the form of power-hungry sadist Captain Munsey (Cronyn). Hes the head guard who makes their lives miserable and manipulates prisoners to [[TheStoolPigeon turn against their own friends]]. A main ally, Gallagher (Bickford), is up for parole, so he won't risk going into an escape plan that may not work.


Directed by Jules Dassin, who would later become famous for his great [[TheCaper heist]] film, Film/{{Rififi}}.

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Directed by Jules Dassin, who would later become famous for his great [[TheCaper heist]] film, Film/{{Rififi}}.''Film/{{Rififi}}''.


Joe Collins (Lancaster) is returning to the tough [[TheAlcatraz Westgate Penitentiary]] from solitary confinement. Hes back and he wants out more than ever; his wife is dying of cancer. He tells his cellmates in R-17 about his plans: they include Tom Lister (Whit Bissel), Spencer (John Hoyt), Robert "Soldier" Becker (Howard Duff), Freshman Stack (Jeffy Corey), and Kid Coy (Jack Overman). However, they have a large hurdle in the form of power-hungry, sadist Captain Munsey (Cronyn). Hes the head guard who makes their lives near miserable and manipulates prisoners to [[TheStoolPigeon turn against their own friends]]. Also, a main ally, Gallagher (Bickford), is up for parole, so he won't risk this for a plan that may or may not work.

Together the men must create an escape plan without letting Munsey from finding them out.

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Joe Collins (Lancaster) is returning to the tough [[TheAlcatraz Westgate Penitentiary]] from solitary confinement. Hes back and he wants out more than ever; his wife is dying of cancer. He tells his cellmates in R-17 about his plans: they include Tom Lister (Whit Bissel), Spencer (John Hoyt), Robert "Soldier" Becker (Howard Duff), Freshman Stack (Jeffy Corey), and Kid Coy (Jack Overman). However, they have a large hurdle in the form of power-hungry, power-hungry sadist Captain Munsey (Cronyn). Hes the head guard who makes their lives near miserable and manipulates prisoners to [[TheStoolPigeon turn against their own friends]]. Also, a A main ally, Gallagher (Bickford), is up for parole, so he won't risk this for a going into an escape plan that may or may not work.

Together the men must create concoct an escape plan without letting Munsey from finding find them out.


Directed by Jules Dassin, who would later become famous for his film Film/{{Rififi}}.

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Directed by Jules Dassin, who would later become famous for his film great [[TheCaper heist]] film, Film/{{Rififi}}.

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