“Two Dollar Bettor” is a 1951 crime film directed by Edward L. Cahn. The movie follows the story of Larry ‘Cubby’ Brooke, played by Steve Brodie, a small-time gambler who finds himself caught in a web of deceit and danger.
Larry is a regular at the racetrack and dreams of hitting it big with his bets. One day, he meets a beautiful woman named Barbara, portrayed by Marie Windsor, who seems to share his passion for gambling. They quickly form a connection and become romantically involved.
However, Larry’s luck takes a turn for the worse when he discovers that Barbara is involved in a scheme to fix horse races. As he gets deeper into the dangerous world of race fixing, Larry realizes that he must find a way to expose the criminals and protect himself.
With the help of a sympathetic police detective, Larry gathers evidence and takes on the powerful and ruthless individuals who control the fixed races. Along the way, he faces threats, confrontations, and even betrayal from those he thought he could trust.
“Two Dollar Bettor” explores themes of trust, redemption, and the allure and dangers of the gambling world. It showcases the darker side of the horse racing industry and the moral choices that individuals face when tempted by easy money.
Please note that as an AI, I don’t have access to a detailed scene-by-scene summary of the film. The information provided is based on a general understanding of the plot and themes commonly associated with the movie.
Edward L. Cahn
William Raynor, Howard Emmett Rogers
John Litel, Marie Windsor, Steve Brodie