Re: RARA-AVIS: Geoffrey Homes/Daniel Mainwaring

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 06 Jul 2002

Rene wrote:

> Haven't read it yet.I've got an old UK paperback of one of his crime
> novels, 5 AGAINST THE HOUSE, which is about a casino robbery, IIRC, but
> I haven't read it. There's also a film noir movie version directed by
> Phil Karlson which I don't recall having seen offhand but would
> undoubtedly be worth checking out. Karlson directed some amazing films
> around this time.

Very nice little movie with Guy Madison and Brian Keith trying to hold up a casino, complicated by Keith going nuts during the caper.

Jim Beaver

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