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Escape in the Fog (1945)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 5 April 1945 (USA)
A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, ... See full summary »

Director:

Budd Boetticher (as Oscar Boetticher Jr.)

Writer:

Aubrey Wisberg (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Otto Kruger ... Paul Devon
Nina Foch ... Eileen Carr
William Wright ... Barry Malcolm
Konstantin Shayne ... Schiller
Ivan Triesault ... Hausmer - Schiller's Henchman
Ernie Adams ... George Smith
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A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, she is astounded to discover that he is the man in her dream who is the intended murder victim. Written by lisirose51@aol.com

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"Slipping Silently Out Of The Fog Came MURDER!" (original one-sheet poster) See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuga en la niebla See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When Barry and Eileen are sitting at the table they get the note that Barry has been waiting for which reads S.S.Pelican Docked at Half-Moon Bay Gene The note is typed. When the spies retrieve the note from Eileen's bag and put the torn note together it is handwritten. See more »

Goofs

The film shot of the bridge at the beginning of the movie and the end is the same. The headlights moving across the bridge are at the same point in the film footage. See more »

Connections

Featured in Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) See more »

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Slightly foggy, not ruined
9 October 2002 | by funkyfrySee all my reviews

This wartime thriller follows conventional plot directions, but the framing of its story in a dream of murder makes it pretty interesting. Foch is excellent and very sexy. The suspense lags after the dream occurs in real time, and we have to see Foch tied up as Kruger (excellent as always) tries to find a missing envelope. Nicely photographed and directed; if only more thought had gone into its conception.


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