Purportedly based on a magazine article by Joseph F. Dineen (titled "They Stole $2,500,000--and Got Away with It") that detailed the infamous Boston Brink's robbery, SIX BRIDGES TO CROSS' plot and characters bear only passing resemblance to that case or the men who were involved in it.
Curtis stars in this traditional rise-and-fall crime story, shot on location in and around Boston. His character is played as a boy by Mineo, who, through a series of standard events, is shown turning to a life of crime, while a documentary-style narrator fills in the gaps and gives a deadly
serious air to the proceedings. Despite the concerned attentions of kindly cop Nader and his ...