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Man in the Vault (1956) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and produced by John Wayne.

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Man in the Vault (1956)

By Lindsey on Sep 19, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

(Image: Tommy Dancer (William Campell) is an ordinary man who works as a locksmith. He aspires to own a key shop of his very own eventually. One day he’s approached at a bowling alley by a mobster named Willis Trent (Berry Kroeger) and a sneaky lady named Flo (Anita Ekberg), who... Read full article

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At the end of his first scene with Tommy, Pedro mentions he will appear on the TV show "You Bet Your Life". Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, who plays Pedro, actually appeared as a contestant on "You Bet Your Life" in 1953. This appearance led directly to his acting career as it caught the attention of John Wayne and his production company Batjac which signed him to a contract and also produced this movie.
There really was a Grover's Lock and Key on Santa Monica Blvd in Hollywood. Apparently, it was easier to use the existing storefront than create a phony one for the movie.
This was one of the low budget non-John Wayne movies made by Wayne's company, Batjac Productions.
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