The Film Noir Collection - Woman On The Run DVD

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After witnessing a mob hit Frank Johnson goes on the run fearing for his life. Inspector Ferris and Detective Shaw are suspicious when they interview his uncooperative and seemingly uncaring wife Eleanor. But when Eleanor is approached by tabloid reporter Danny Leggatt offering to help find her husband it appears Leggatt is not all he seems! The riveting twists and turns together with the acerbic wit and charisma of the leading lady keep this thriller bubbling along as we head for a dramatic final showdown. San Francisco is cleverly used as an extra character in this... enjoyable exciting and engaging film set firmly in the film noir genre with great performances from a strong cast. [show more]

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Released
06 April 2009
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Glass Key DVD (Revelation Films Ltd) 
Classification
Runtime
75 minutes 
Features
Black & White, PAL 
Barcode
5027182700127 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play   After witnessing a mob hit Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott Gun Crazy) goes on the run fearing for his life Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith The Wild One) and Detective Shaw (Frank Jenks Sudden Danger) are suspicious when they interview his uncooperative and seemingly uncaring wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan The Glass Key) But when Eleanor is approached by tabloid reporter Danny Leggatt (Dennis O Keefe T-Men) offering to help find her husband it appears Leggatt is not all he seems!    The riveting twists and turns together with the acerbic wit and charisma of the leading lady keep this thriller bubbling along as we head for a dramatic final showdown San Francisco is cleverly used almost as an extra character in this enjoyable exciting and engaging film set firmly in the Film Noir genre with great performances from a strong cast

Underworld crime thriller directed by Norman Foster. After witnessing the murder of a juror in a mob-related trial, Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott) goes on the run from the police who are eager to make him testify. Hoping to track down their star witness, Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith) seeks help from Johnson's wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), only to find out that she doesn't care if he lives or dies. But after discovering that he suffers from a potentially fatal condition that she wasn't aware of, Eleanor has a change of heart and decides to help track him down. Unknown to her however, the killers are following her every move.