Fed up with the repetitive nature of these roles, Powell left Warner Bros and went to work for Paramount. The Great Beyond For one last heist, Dick and Jane plan to rob a local bank.
In , he stepped out of the brutish type when he starred in Pitfall , a film noir in which a bored insurance company worker falls for an innocent but dangerous woman, played by Lizabeth Scott. He supported Dorothy Lamour in Riding High
Dick, Jane, and Frank lead the cheers from the crowd, while McCallister faces them, unable to expose the trio without revealing his own crimes. Dick tells Jane that was his contingency plan; Jane, an art major in college, can now forge McCallister's signature.
Richard Diamond, Private Detective. They begin nightly robbing sprees and become more comfortable and professional over time. Retrieved May 28, — via Newspapers.
Universal borrowed him to support Abbott and Costello in In the Navy , one of the most popular films of Richard Ewing Powell November 14, — January 2, was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director and studio head. As well as Powell, who directed the film, about a third of the actors who participated in the film developed cancer, including John Wayne and Susan Hayward.