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Man Hunt (1941)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  26 May 1945 (Sweden)
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

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Mr. Jones
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Ludwig Stössel ...
Doctor (as Ludwig Stossell)
Heather Thatcher ...
Lady Alice Risborough
Frederick Worlock ...
Lord Gerald Risborough
Roger Imhof ...
Captain Jensen
Egon Brecher ...
Pawnbroker
Lester Matthews ...
Major
Holmes Herbert ...
Saul Farnsworthy
Eily Malyon ...
Lyme Regis Postmistress
Arno Frey ...
Police Lieutenant
Frederick Vogeding ...
Ambassador (as Fredrik Vogeding)
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

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Rogue Male  »

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Trivia

When this movie was made, America was not part of World War II. At this time, a number of Hollywood studios were pro-American involvement in the war. This movie is one of a number of films made during the late 1930s and early 1940s that represented pro-American intervention in the war. These films include: A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941), Man Hunt (1941), Foreign Correspondent (1940), The Mortal Storm (1940), Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) and Sergeant York (1941). See more »

Goofs

London tube trains have a unique 4-rail electrification scheme - a third rail in the usual outside position at 420 volts and an unusual center rail at -210 volts. The movie's tunnel set has only the center rail. See more »

Quotes

Vaner: Have you committed a crime?
Captain Alan Thorndike: No.
Vaner: Was it, um, about a woman?
Captain Alan Thorndike: [smiling] I see you know life.
Vaner: I thought so. They're a dickens of a problem, aren't they, sir?
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Referenced in Rogue Male: The Making of 'Man Hunt' (2009) See more »

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God Save the King!
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[Attributed to Thomas Augustine Arne and Henry Carey]
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Plot to kill Hitler
21 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am 54 years old and viewed this film in film history class back in 1975 on a 16 mm print. Man Hunt made a great impression on me and continues to have fond memories of Walter Pidgeon's performance and discovered other great actors for the first time. I had the opportunity to see it that one time, I think Fritz Lang put his heart and soul into this film. It is beyond me how this film has not yet become available on DVD. It has been over 30 years since then and I continue to look for it on the internet to purchase. It reminds me of the excitement that I just discovered in the movie The Big Clock, at least that's on DVD! I want that excitement again, Please give us Man Hunt on DVD!


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