The Hitch-Hiker.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 12134256 | KanopyPublisher: Kino Lorber, 1953Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2021Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (71 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William TalmanSummary: Beyond its obvious cultural significance as the only classic film noir directed by a woman (actress Ida Lupino), THE HITCH-HIKER is perhaps better remembered as simply one of the most nightmarish motion pictures of the 1950s. Inspired by the true-life murder spree of Billy Cook, THE HITCH-HIKER is the tension-laden saga of two men on a camping trip (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) who are held captive by a homicidal drifter (William Talman). He forces them, at gunpoint, to embark on a grim joyride across the Mexican desert.
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Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman

Originally produced by Kino Lorber in 1953.

Beyond its obvious cultural significance as the only classic film noir directed by a woman (actress Ida Lupino), THE HITCH-HIKER is perhaps better remembered as simply one of the most nightmarish motion pictures of the 1950s. Inspired by the true-life murder spree of Billy Cook, THE HITCH-HIKER is the tension-laden saga of two men on a camping trip (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) who are held captive by a homicidal drifter (William Talman). He forces them, at gunpoint, to embark on a grim joyride across the Mexican desert.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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