Michel Kraike


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Desperate (1947) -- (Movie Clip) We Were Gonna Celebrate Two consecutive high points for Audrey Long as innocent Ann, expecting to celebrate her four-month anniversary with war-hero truck-driver husband Steve (Steve Brodie), who was an unwilling participant in a robbery gone wrong, now on the run, early in director Anthony Mann’s Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Some Junk For The County Fair The kindly sheriff who was about to take fugitives Steve and Ann (Steve Brodie, Audrey Long) into custody conveniently crashed into a tree, so they move on to their next conveyance, and a famous shot from director Anthony Mann with George E. Diskant’s camera, headed for her family farm, in Desperate, 1947.
Criss Cross (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Everything That Went Before Director Robert Siodmak’s high octane opening, Burt Lancaster as Steve and Yvonne De Carlo as Anna, urgent and passionate outside a Los Angeles night club, her husband the seething “Slim” (Dan Duryea) giving the headwaiter (Vincent Renno) a hard time, in Criss Cross, 1949.
Criss Cross (1949) -- (Movie Clip) He Tries To Work It Out The bit-player cast as the dance partner of Anna (Yvonne De Carlo) is Tony Curtis, duly mesmerized as she digs into “Jungle Fantasy” by Puerto Rican musician Esy Morales and his band, Burt Lancaster as her ex-husband Steve narrating the back-story, in Robert Siodmak’s Criss Cross, 1949.
Criss Cross (1949) -- (Movie Clip) It All Went One Way Heretofore 100% honest armored car driver Steve (Burt Lancaster) with colleague and family friend Pop (Griff Barnett) not knowing about the heist, recalls his ex-wife (Yvonne DeCarlo) and how he first got involved, Percy Helton the bartender, in Robert Siodmak’s Criss Cross, 1949.