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FBI Girl is a 1951 American film noir crime film about a female FBI employee who becomes involved in government plot involving corruption and murder. The film was directed by William A. Berke, and stars Cesar Romero, George Brent and Audrey Totter. It was made by Lippert Pictures.
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|Directed by||William A. Berke|
|Produced by||William A. Berke|
|Screenplay by||Dwight V. Babcock|
Richard H. Landau
|Based on||Rupert Hughes|
|Music by||Darrell Calker|
|Edited by||Philip Cahn|
|Distributed by||Lippert Pictures|
Governor Grisby is politically ambitious, as is ruthless right-hand man Blake and a man on their payroll, Chercourt, an influential lobbyist. There is a problem, though: Grisby is actually a wanted murderer named John Williams.
Fearing that the fingerprints for Williams on file with the FBI will someday be traced back to the governor, Blake coaxes petty crook Paul Craig into having his sister, Natalie, a clerk for the FBI, steal the Williams file. She now knows too much, so Blake arranges for Natalie to be killed in a car crash.
FBI agents Stedman and Donley begin to investigate. Natalie's roommate is Shirley Wayne, another clerk for the FBI. Shirley tells them that when Natalie was visited by brother Paul at lunch, both looked extremely nervous.
Shirley's fiancée happens to be Chercourt. She is asked to go undercover, carrying a walkie-talkie, as Blake and Chercourt are still trying to get their hands on the right file so that the fingerprints can be destroyed. Grisby surrenders when the feds arrive. Blake tries to flee on a speedboat, but is shot down.
- Cesar Romero as Agent Glen Stedman
- George Brent as Agent Jeff Donley
- Audrey Totter as Shirley Wayne
- Tom Drake as Carl Chercourt
- Raymond Burr as Blake
- Raymond Greenleaf as Governor Owen Grisby
- Margia Dean as Natalie Craig
- Don Garner as Paul Craig
- Alexander Pope as George Denning
- Richard Monahan as Donald (as Richard Monohan)
- Tommy Noonan as Television Act (as Tom Noonan)
- Peter Marshall as Television Act (as Pete Marshall)
- Jay Maybe as Doris
- Joi Lansing as Susan Matthews
- Walter Coy as Priest
- Byron Foulger as Morgue Attendant
- Joel Marston as Alex Nicholson - Bellhop
- Marie Blake as Landlady
- Fenton Earnshaw as Rand
- O.Z. Whitehead as Chauncey - Undertaker