The Undercover Man
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The Undercover Man
Eliot Ness may have gotten lots of publicity (especially long after the fact) for breaking the Capone mob, but as Joseph H. Lewis' The Undercover Man reminds us, it was the accountants and the numbers-crunchers that brought down Capone and his mob. Frank Warren (Glenn Ford) started out as an accountant, but now serves as an investigator for the Treasury Department. His job has frequently required him to go undercover, masquerading as a criminal to get the goods on the top-level tax-law violators that his unit targets. But now his assignment is to gather evidence on the operations of the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Highly creative crime film, with visually inventive direction."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"A very solid crime thriller shot in semi-documentary style."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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