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The Hunted (1948)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 7 April 1948 (USA)
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Bernhard

Writer:

Steve Fisher (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Preston Foster ... Johnny Saxon
Belita ... Laura Mead
Pierre Watkin ... Simon Rand - Attorney
Edna Holland ... Miss Turner
Russell Hicks ... Dan Meredith - Chief of Detectives
Frank Ferguson ... Paul Harrison
Joseph Crehan ... Police Captain
Larry J. Blake ... Hollis Smith (as Larry Blake)
Cathy Carter Cathy Carter ... Sally Winters
Robert Earle Robert Earle ... Spieler
Charles McGraw ... Detective
Tristram Coffin ... Detective
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Storyline

A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is convicted and serves several years in prison. Finally out on parole, she is soon mixed up in a murder. The detective is torn between his love for his girlfriend and his belief that she may have committed the murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

There really was a Polar Palace Ice Rink in Los Angeles but it burned down in 1963. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny returns to his apartment after visiting the parole office, he leaves the door open, noticing something amiss. But, in the next shot from inside the apartment, the door is closed behind him. See more »

Quotes

Laura Mead: [to Johnny Saxon] You know something, Johnny? It's been four years since I've been kissed. s been four years since I
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'Belita ' the "Ice Queen" is great inn this lite Film noir
23 January 2019 | by robfollowerSee all my reviews

In this detective story, a private eye must send his fiancee to prison as he truly believes that she was involved in a bank robbery. Unfortunately, she is innocent. Still she serves her time. Upon her release someone frames her for murder. The detective is in quite a quandary until the real criminal is found. The woman finally returns to her beloved private eye. More romantic melodrama than 'noir' 'The Hunted' still shines as 'Belita ' the "Ice Queen" who was in the 1936 Olympic games as a figure skater for England ; serves up a great cat and mouse performance as Laura Mead . B-film crime story ably directed by Jack Bernhard. The Hunted is lit on 'noir' but is still a great Crime, Drama and Film-Noir in the end . Highly entertaining .


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