Classic Movie Hub (CMH)
 

Charlie Chaplin book Smile by Gary Golio

The Big Steal Overview:

The Big Steal (1949) was a Comedy - Film Noir Film directed by Don Siegel and produced by Jack J. Gross and Sid Rogell.

BlogHub Articles:

The Big Steal (1949)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 18, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Granted you have star power but it’s easy to assume that The Big Steal will be a no name picture. A minor triumph at best. Not so! This film?fares far better than?countless of its?bigger competitors. It proves to be a winking romp full of bedroom brawls, car chases, and twists?and turns every ... Read full article


The Big Steal (1949)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 18, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Granted you have star power but it’s easy to assume that The Big Steal will be a no name picture. A minor triumph at best. Not so! This film?fares far better than?countless of its?bigger competitors. It proves to be a winking romp full of bedroom brawls, car chases, and twists?and turns every ... Read full article


HOLLYWOOD'S HISPANIC HERITAGE BLOGATHON: Ramon Novarro in The Big Steal (1949)

on Oct 14, 2017 From Caftan Woman

Hispanic Heritage Month is being celebrated by Aurora at her site Once Upon a Screen with Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon on October 15th. Ramon Novarro 1899-1968 Born in Durango, Mexico as Jose Ramon Gil Samaniego, the actor we came to know as Ramon Novarro moved to Los Angeles wi... Read full article


HOLLYWOOD'S HISPANIC HERITAGE BLOGATHON: Ramon Novarro in The Big Steal (1949)

on Oct 14, 2017 From Caftan Woman

Hispanic Heritage Month is being celebrated by Aurora at her site Once Upon a Screen with Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon on October 15th. Ramon Novarro 1899-1968 Born in Durango, Mexico as Jose Ramon Gil Samaniego, the actor we came to know as Ramon Novarro moved to Los Angeles wi... Read full article


Film Noir Review: The Big Steal (1949)

By Danilo Castro on Oct 5, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“It’ll be getting dark soon. I hate the thought of spending the night with an empty revolver.” Robert Mitchum, the owner of the sleepiest eyes in Hollywood, was arrested for smoking marijuana in 1948. The scandal shocked few within the industry, but for the reefer-fearing public, t... Read full article


See all The Big Steal articles

Quotes from

Joan Graham: ...I gave Jin $2000. I thought it was a fortune.
Lt. Duke Halliday: Don't tell me he clipped you?
Joan Graham: He called it 'borrowing.'
Lt. Duke Halliday: No security?
Joan Graham: Unless you call a nice smile security.
Lt. Duke Halliday: That's all you got for your money?
Joan Graham: Certainly was.
Lt. Duke Halliday: [sarcastically] I'll tell you what, Chiquita, you believe me, and I'll believe you.


Lt. Duke Halliday: [running out of bullets] It'll be getting dark soon. I hate the thought of spending the night with an empty revolver.
Joan Graham: There's always me.
Lt. Duke Halliday: Tonight you gotta pick?


Lt. Duke Halliday: [to Joan] I'm the kind of guy who doesn't like to turn around, Chiquita. Besides, that there's a guy behind me with a gun. Remember?


read more quotes from The Big Steal...

Facts about

No facts for this film.

Share this page:
Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)
Also directed by Don Siegel




More about Don Siegel >>
Also produced by Jack J. Gross




More about Jack J. Gross >>
Also released in 1949




See All 1949 films >>
error