The Threat

USA | 1949 | 66 minutes | Felix E. Feist

February 21, 2018

Charles McGraw, the toughest man in noir, runs wild as vengeful ex-con Red Kluger, who breaks out of prison to kidnap and torture everyone who's ever done him wrong. A brutal, violent thriller inventively directed by Felix Feist. Featuring Virginia Grey and Michael O'Shea.

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  • Director: Felix E. Feist
  • Principal Cast: Michael O'Shea, Virginia Grey, Charles McGraw, Frank Conroy
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1949
  • Running Time: 66 minutes
  • Producer: Hugh King
  • Screenplay: Dick Irving Hyland, Hugh King
  • Cinematographers: Harry J. Wild
  • Editors: Samuel E. Beetley
  • Music: Paul Sawtell
  • Filmography: Donovan’s Brain (1953); This Woman Is Dangerous (1952); The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947); The Deluge (1933)
  • Language: English
  • Format: 35mm
  • US Distributor: Warner Bros Classics