Convict on the Lam with One Thought Only: Revenge Against the Cop!
The cop: Joseph Cotten. The Con: Wendell Corey: The target: Cotten's wife, pretty Rhonda Fleming. The story: Oh, you know - escaped con out on the lam, thirsting for revenge, murder in his eyes, that sort of thing.
The Killer is Loose was directed as an independent project by Budd Boetticher, tough guy remembered for Red Ball Express (1952) and The Man from the Alamo (1953). Presented tonight uncut and restored in HD from our friends at ClassicFlix. (73 min. / B&W / 1.85:1 / HD)
Also on the Program
Oh, what th' heck, let's through some short subjects in there so you feel as though you're gettin' your free admission's worth.
First, The Fighting Devil Dogs attempt to swim through "The Tides of Trickery" in the eighth electrifying episode of our cliffhanger serial.
Cartoon-wise, it's the Merrie Melodies Farm Frolics (1941, dir. Bob Clampett) and Popeye takes on the enemy in Fleets of Stren'th (1942, dir. Dave Fleischer)
Our TravelTalks ticket takes us to Beautiful Bali, the Three Stooges star in A Missed Fortune, plus Vitaphone and much, much more!
The weeks ahead will bring us Deadline U.S.A. with Humphrey Bogart (1952), The Widow from Chicago with Edward G. Robinson (1930), Nocturne (1946) with George Raft, Murder, He Says with Fred MacMurray, Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1958), The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) with Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre; the Pre-Code classic Street of Women (1932) with Kay Francis, They Met in the Dark (1943) with James Mason, A Woman's Secret (1949) with Maureen O'Hara, etc. etc. etc.!