In a small town, an old lady (Thelma Ritter)in a large Victorian home has a visit from a man just out of the army.(Audie Murphy).He's in town looking for a job and a place to stay, and he knew the woman's late son, so she gives him room and board and small tasks to do. Slowly though, he becomes more and more aggressive and paranoid until it's obvious he's a psychopath that wants to get rid of her and take over the house. Written by
Did You Know?
The play that "The Man" is adapted from was the also basis for the film "Beware, My Lovely" starring Robert Ryan and Ida Lupino. See more