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Hunt the Man Down

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Hunt the Man Down
Hunt the Man Down film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeorge Archainbaud
Screenplay byDeVallon Scott
Produced byLewis J. Rachmil
StarringGig Young
Carla Balenda
Mary Anderson
CinematographyNicholas Musuraca
Edited bySamuel E. Beetley
Music byPaul Sawtell
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • February 16, 1951 (1951-02-16) (US)[1]
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Hunt the Man Down is a 1951 American film noir directed by George Archainbaud and starring Gig Young.[2][3]

Plot

Public defender Paul Bennett dedicates himself to defending a destitute man accused of murder. Piano player Richard Kincaid was brought to trial for the crime 12 years earlier, but he was sure that he would be found guilty and escaped before the jury reached a verdict. Now recaptured, he is to be tried again. Bennett must track down the seven people who witnessed a fight between Kincaid and the murder victim before the crime occurred. In the years since the first trial, World War II has come and gone and the lives of the witnesses have undergone major changes, most of them for the worse.

Cast

References

  1. ^ "Hunt the Man Down: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. ^ Hunt the Man Down at the American Film Institute Catalog
  3. ^ "Hunt the Man Down". FilmAffinity. filmaffinity.com. Retrieved 22 December 2015.


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