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A terrified wife tries to escape from her insanely jealous husband who is bent on killing her.

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Julie Benton
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Lyle Benton
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Cliff Henderson
Frank Lovejoy ...
Det. Lt. Pringle
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Jack (co-pilot)
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Valerie
Barney Phillips ...
Doctor on Flight 36
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Det. Mace
John Gallaudet ...
Det. Sgt. Cole
Carleton Young ...
Airport control tower official
Hank Patterson ...
Ellis
Ed Hinton ...
Captain of Flight 36
Harlan Warde ...
Det. Pope
Aline Towne ...
Denise Martin
Eddie Marr ...
Airline Official
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Storyline

Her new husband's behaviour convinces Julie Benton that his jealousy is dangerous, and when he admits he killed her first husband she realises she has to get away. A long-time friend helps all he can, but even in a town the size of San Francisco, Benton seems able to track them down. The police can do nothing despite a death threat, so the next move is up to Julie. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Run JULIE Run, Run For Your Life! See more »

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Thriller

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Approved | See all certifications »
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17 October 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mord in den Wolken  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

While in pre-production for this film, Doris Day was being driven to a local airport to learn some airplane cockpit tips when the car she was riding in was slammed into by a teenage hot-rodder. Despite the potential seriousness of the situation, nobody was hurt and Doris writes that she remained remarkably unfazed by the accident. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Julie is constantly turning the steering wheel, even when the rear projection shows the car to be moving in a straight line. See more »

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As a Doris Day fan, I enjoyed it.
27 February 2006 | by (Long Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

I was disappointed that Doris Day only sang one song for this movie and it was played and over by the end of the opening credits. The road rage scene was exciting, but if you've ever driven on a winding road like that one in Monterey/Carmel, you know there would be no way to avoid going off the road in that situation.

The story was pretty good though. The wife who fears her husband will kill her and the police cannot help her without any evidence. She tries to get away, but he figures out every move she makes and it all comes down to a climatic ending.

I think the plane landing was done well. Doris Day was very convincing in her role. I really enjoyed her as an actress for this movie, when I normally think of her as a wonderful singer.


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