The St. Louis Bank Robbery

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The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (also called The St. Louis Bank Robbery, the film title in the opening credits) is a 1959 heist film shot in. The film stars Steve McQueen as a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. read more
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The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (also called The St. Louis Bank Robbery, the film title in the opening credits) is a 1959 heist film shot in. The film stars Steve McQueen as a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. The film is based on a 1953 bank robbery attempt of Southwest Bank in St. Louis. The film was shot on location in St. Louis in 1958 with some of the men and women from the St. Louis Police Department, as well as local residents and bank employees, playing the same parts they did in the actual robbery attempt.

Original Release

09/10/1959

Cast

Steve McQueen George Fowler
David Clarke Gino
Crahan Denton John Egan
James Dukas Willie
Molly McCarthy Ann
Martha Gable Eddie's Wife
Larry Gerst Eddie
Boyd Williams W.H. Dalton - Bank Officer
Frank Novotny Pat - Ann's Boyfriend
Nell Roberts Salvation Army Woman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Charles Guggenheim, John Stix

Writers

Richard T. Heffron

Cast

Steve McQueen George Fowler
David Clarke Gino
Crahan Denton John Egan
James Dukas Willie
Molly McCarthy Ann
Martha Gable Eddie's Wife
Larry Gerst Eddie
Boyd Williams W.H. Dalton - Bank Officer
Frank Novotny Pat - Ann's Boyfriend
Nell Roberts Salvation Army Woman
Bob Holt Police Dispatcher
May Kohn Bank Cashier
Jay Elliot Car Salesman
Robert Klauss Phone Repairman
Barney Barnett Policeman
Nancy Lyon Egan's Hostage

Producers

Editors

Warren Adams

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