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The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A dangerous madman kidnaps two businessmen on a hunting trip.

Cast & Crew

Ida Lupino Director
Edmond O'Brien Roy Collins
Frank Lovejoy Gilbert Bowen
William Talman Emmett Myers
JosE Torvay Captain Alvarado
Sam Hayes Himself
Wendel Niles Himself
Jean Del Val Inspector general
Clark Howat Government agent
Rodney Bell William Johnson
Nacho Galindo Proprietor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Boston: 20 Mar 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  The Filmakers, Inc., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  71 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,366    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Honest-to-goodness

    Jeff Boston 2019-11-18

    Straightforward and genuine 3-man show with Talman's "666" especially effective 66 years ago, before Hollywood eventually did a one-eighty... MORE>

  • Wm Talman Scariest Character

    hamburger 2019-11-17

    Glad Eddie showcased this film.Ida Lupino def deserves kudos for her acting,directing,producing credits.O'Brienmoresudued than usual,great acting... MORE>

  • The Grand Daddy Of Them All

    tom chelsey 2019-11-16

    If you're old enough, then you remember THE HITCH HIKER as the movie that scared the hell out of a lot of people, particularly when it was released on... MORE>