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Kasia Orzazewski in Thieves' Highway

Thieves' Highway

1949 NR

Jules Dassin's last completed film centers on World War II G.I. Nick Garcos (Richard Conte), who returns to San Francisco to find his trucker father crippled after a fight with crooked driver Mike Figlia (Lee J. Cobb). Garcos's plans to marry his longtime girlfriend, Polly (Barbara Lawrence), fizzle as he becomes embroiled in his father's feud with Figlia's men and turns from good guy to bad. Valentina Cortesa and Morris Carnovsky also star.