Finger Man

For the 1962 french film "The Finger Man" with Jean-Paul Belmondo, see Le Doulos.
Finger Man

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
Produced by Lindsley Parsons
John H. Burrows
Written by Warren Douglas
Story by Norris Lipsius
John Lardner
Starring Frank Lovejoy
Forrest Tucker
Peggie Castle
Music by Paul Dunlap
Cinematography William A. Sickner
Edited by Maurice Wright
Lindsley Parsons Productions
Distributed by Allied Artists Pictures
Release dates
  • June 15, 1955 (1955-06-15) (United States)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Finger Man is a 1955 American crime film noir directed by Harold D. Schuster starring Frank Lovejoy, Forrest Tucker and Peggie Castle .[1]


Ex-convict Casey Martin (Lovejoy) is caught heisting a truck shipment. In exchange for immunity from prosecution, he agrees to work undercover to nail mobster Dutch Becker (Tucker). Torn between the two men is Martins's ex-girlfriend and gangster's moll Gladys Baker (Castle). When she casts her lot with Martin, she gets murdered by Becker's sadistic chief henchmen Lou Terpe (Carey). In the end Martin brings down the gang and is allowed to go on his way.


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