Man in the Vault
Man in the Vault is a 1956 film noir about a locksmith, played by William Campbell, who is forced to help gangsters commit a robbery. The screenplay by Burt Kennedy was based on the novel The Lock and the Key by Frank Gruber. The film was the directorial debut of Andrew V. McLaglen.
The criminal Willis Trent wants to rob the safety deposit box of a crooked Los Angeles businessman, Paul De Camp. He has lawyer Earl Farraday smooth-talk the guy's girlfriend, the two-timing Flo Randall, into revealing the bank box's number.
|director||Andrew V. McLaglen|
|keywords||beat bowling alley bowling ball hollywood bowl learn wealthy family|
|publisher||Paramount Pictures RKO Radio Pictures|
|theme||film noir heist|