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St. Ives (1976)

Abner Procane, top L.A. burglar, finds that somebody stole his plans for next ambitious heist. He hires Raymond St. Ives, crime books writer, to negotiate the return of those documents.

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Abner Procane
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Janet Whistler
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Dr. John Constable
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Det. Frank Deal
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Det. Carl Oller
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Lt. Charles Blunt
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Myron Green
George Memmoli ...
Shippo
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Hesh
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Eddie (as Elisha Cook)
Jerome Thor ...
Chasman
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Finley Cummins
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Officer Fran (as Burr De Benning)
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Johnny Parisi
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Abner Procane, top L.A. burglar, finds that somebody stole his plans for next ambitious heist. He hires Raymond St. Ives, crime books writer, to negotiate the return of those documents. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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He's got a half-finished novel in his typewriter. $100,000 bucks in a bag. And everyone in town on his tail. See more »


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31 July 1976 (Japan)  »

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The meaning and relevance of this movie's 'St. Ives' title is that it refers to the last name of the movie's central character, Raymond St. Ives, played by Charles Bronson. The main American movie poster boasted that "Charles Bronson is Ray St. Ives" in its tagline. Bronson's earlier movie, Mr. Majestyk (1974), had also featured his character's surname as its movie title, but with the courtesy title of "Mr." included. Interestingly, the French version of this movie is called 'Monsieur St. Ives', which translates into the English language as, 'Mr. St. Ives'. See more »

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When Charlie drives St. Ives home from the hospital, the same street pattern repeats itself. A store sign for "Newman's" goes by several times. See more »

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90 minutes of intrigue could never been better!
21 September 2012 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Warner Bros. have been at their busiest in 1976. Charles Bronson who was known 2 years earlier with "Death Wish" put a touch of magic in "St. Lives". Bronson plays Raymond St. Ives, a crime writer, and former cop who gets intrigued with a burglar named Abner Procane (John Houseman, 1902-88) whose journals got stolen from his safe. He gets St. Ives involved to deliver $100, 000 to the people responsible. The first attempt resulted in the death of the person at the laundromat. Then more people get killed, including the motorcycle policeman Fran(Burr DeBenning). Cloak and Dagger have never been so fun. St. Ives couldn't get enough action as he would. Though he never used a gun much. This movie to me was very fun, it has some future stars: Daniel J. Travanti before "Hill Street Blues", Jeff Goldblum, Robert Englund, way, way before "V" and "A Nightmare on Elm Street". This movie is perfect for mystery lovers, and it can leave you very intrigued. A very big keeper here. I enjoyed this movie very much! 3.5 out of 5 stars


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