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Hunt the Man Down

1950 1h 8m Crime Drama List
Reviews 50% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
When loner Bill Jackson (James Anderson) prevents a robbery at the bar where he works, the ensuing media attention reveals that he is actually Richard Kinkaid, a fugitive wanted in connection with a decade-old murder case. Public defender Paul Bennett (Gig Young) believes that Kinkaid is innocent, but lacks fresh evidence to make his case. Now, with an innocent man's freedom in the balance, Bennett must find and interview the crime's original seven witnesses. Read More Read Less

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Terry Staunton Radio Times May have fared better as a theatrical play, but it's full of quotable lines and skilfully dispenses its plot twists. Rated: 3/5 Jul 7, 2022 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Pleasing B-movie film noir. Rated: B- Mar 21, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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Steve D Ok B movie helped by Gig Young. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 06/23/23 Full Review j f If graded on a b-movie curve, 5 stars Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/27/23 Full Review Russ G A quite passable quickie B Picture whodunnit. Fans of the genre will recognize blond bombshell Cleo Moore in the finale. The performances are professional and it doesn't drag due to the 68 minute run time. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 11/26/22 Full Review deke p Saw it on the movie channel, but a few days later can't hardly rember much about it. Starred GIG YOUNG, before he became a totally drunk louse in real life. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review John M Watch this movie if you get the chance! Why? It will keep your attention and in the end you will find out who the real killer is! A real Matlock type of lawyer is employed by the public defenders office and if he thinks you are not guilty, well this lawyer is the one you would want defending your case. Question. Why did the real killer kill? Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/06/20 Full Review Audience Member ok B movie film noir from the of the first cycle. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis When loner Bill Jackson (James Anderson) prevents a robbery at the bar where he works, the ensuing media attention reveals that he is actually Richard Kinkaid, a fugitive wanted in connection with a decade-old murder case. Public defender Paul Bennett (Gig Young) believes that Kinkaid is innocent, but lacks fresh evidence to make his case. Now, with an innocent man's freedom in the balance, Bennett must find and interview the crime's original seven witnesses.
Director
George Archainbaud
Producer
Lewis J. Rachmil
Screenwriter
DeVallon Scott
Production Co
RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
Genre
Crime, Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 8m