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Breakdown (1952)





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Movie Info

In this film, William Bishop stars as a heavyweight boxer. Framed for murder, Bishop is sent to prison but is released after a few years on good behavior. Putting two and two together, Bishop surmises that the real killer is linked up in some way with his girlfriend.


William Bishop
as Terry Williams
Ann Richards
as Terry Williams
Anne Gwynne
as Candy Allen
Sheldon Leonard
as Nick Sampson
Wally Cassell
as Pete Samson
Richard Benedict
as Harry 'Punchy' Adams
John Vosper
as Judge Hannum
Roy Engel
as Al Bell
Joe McTurk
as Longshot
Hall Bartlett
as The Champ
Elena Strangelo
as Mrs. Prescott
Michelle King
as Girl in Honky Tonk
Gene Covelli
as Newsboy
Al Cantor
as DeVito
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Critic Reviews for Breakdown

All Critics (2)

Stilted dialogue and a plot loaded with complexities are handicaps in an otherwise interesting little melodrama.

October 14, 2019 | Full Review…

There isn't much style to this stage adaptation but it moves along at a good clip and leaves more casualties than you might expect.

March 25, 2010 | Full Review…

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