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USA | 1953 | 71 Minutes | Ida Lupino

February 15, 2014

Two buddies on a fishing trip are hijacked by a nomadic killer who plans to murder them after they deliver him to safety.

The only American noir directed by a woman is a nerve-jangling thriller featuring a trio of terrific actors: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy and William Talman.

  • Director: Ida Lupino
  • Principal Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1953
  • Running Time: 71 Minutes
  • Producer: Collier Young
  • Screenplay: Collier Young, Ida Lupino
  • Cinematographers: Nicholas Musuraca
  • Editors: Douglas Stewart
  • Music: Leith Stevens
  • Filmography: The Bigamist (1953), On Dangerous Ground (1951), High Sierra (1941), Mr. Adam and Eve (1957)
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Format: 35 mm
  • US Distributor: RKO Radio Pictures