Lt. Gerard interrupts the vacation he is having with his young son when he gets a report from the sheriff of a rural community that Dr. Kimble is working there. When they arrive, Kimble escapes by stealing the sheriff's car unaware that Gerard's son is hiding in the back seat. Written by
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Kurt Russell, who plays Lt. Gerard's son, is in real life the son of Bing Russell, who portrays Matt Davis, game warden. See more
In order to avoid detection by campfire and smoke, Kimble elects to heat up soup cans over the car's engine. However he fails to ventilate the cans, setting up the possibility of them exploding. See more
[Epilog Closing Narration. Viewers see Richard Kimble stuffing some football cards into an envelope to be mailed
For Richard Kimble, another shabby room; another lonely night; another reaching out to touch someone he has met along the way.
[Richard Kimble addresses the envelope: Philip Gerard Jr., 934 South Maple Avenue, Stafford
That is how it is. That is how it must be. Richard Kimble is a Fugitive.