Guns Girls and Gangsters

Guns, Girls and Gangsters is a 1959 American film noir crime film directed by Edward L. Cahn starring Mamie Van Doren, Gerald Mohr, Lee Van Cleef, and Grant Richards.

Guns, Girls and Gangsters
Directed byEdward L. Cahn
Produced byRobert E. Kent
Edward Small (executive)
Written byPaul Gangelin
Jerry Sackheim
Robert E. Kent
StarringMamie Van Doren
Gerald Mohr
Lee Van Cleef
Grant Richards
Music byBuddy Bregman
CinematographyKenneth Peach
Edited byFred R. Feitshans Jr.
Edward Small Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • January 1959 (1959-01)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States


Chuck Wheeler is released from prison and plans an elaborate heist of an armored truck carrying money from a Las Vegas casino. Chuck enlists the help of nightclub owner Joe Darren as well as Vi Victor, a sensational blonde married to Chuck's ex-cellmate Mike Bennett. Mike is a very jealous and dangerous man who will not grant Vi a divorce. He escapes from prison just before the armored truck robbery is to occur and causes havoc when he locates Chuck, Joe, and his unfaithful wife.



Robert E. Kent produced the film for Edward Small.[1] Filming commenced in April of 1958.[2]

See also


  1. 'Kristin' Seen as Challenge: Kaufman Phones Terry Moore; 'Diamonds' Polished for Laage Scheuer, Philip K. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 21 Nov 1957: C11.
  2. Chance of a Lifetime: Ricky to Be Gunman in 'Rio Bravo' Hopper, Hedda. Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963) [Chicago, Ill] 26 Apr 1958: 17.
  • Barry Lowe; Mamie Van Doren (2008). Atomic Blonde: The Films of Mamie Van Doren. McFarland. pp. 135–139. ISBN 0-7864-3138-5. (credits, film synopsis).

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