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The Stranger in Between (1952)

Hunted (original title)
Approved | | Crime, Drama | 17 March 1952 (UK)
A violent fugitive and a mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

Director:

Charles Crichton

Writers:

Michael McCarthy (idea), Jack Whittingham (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dirk Bogarde ... Chris Lloyd
Jon Whiteley ... Robbie
Elizabeth Sellars ... Magda Lloyd
Kay Walsh ... Mrs. Sykes
Frederick Piper Frederick Piper ... Mr. Sykes
Julian Somers Julian Somers ... Jack Lloyd
Jane Aird Jane Aird ... Mrs. Campbell
Jack Stewart Jack Stewart ... Mr. Campbell
Geoffrey Keen ... Detective Inspector Deakin
Douglas Blackwell Douglas Blackwell ... Detective Sergeant Grayson
Leonard White Leonard White ... Police Station Sergeant
Gerald Andersen Gerald Andersen ... Assistant Commissioner
Denis Webb Denis Webb ... Chief Superintendent
Gerald Case Gerald Case ... Deputy Assistant Commissioner
John Bushelle John Bushelle ... Chief Inspector
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Storyline

A violent fugitive and a mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1952 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stranger in Between See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Quotes

Chris Lloyd: Cup of coffee and a packet of Woodbines please.
[Checks his pockets for change]
Chris Lloyd: You can forget the Woodbines.
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Connections

Referenced in A Perfect World (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Early One Morning
(uncredited)
English folk song
Whistled by Dirk Bogarde
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Had me on the edge of my seat.
28 April 2001 | by Adira-2See all my reviews

Although this movie is nearly fifty years old, it had me on the edge of my seat the whole way through. What was going to happen next? Would the characters escape? I can't say much more, without giving away the story except - "Hunted" was brilliantly plotted and directed. Thumbs up to everyone concerned, including Dirk Bogarde as the wanted man, and Jon Whitely as the little boy whom he first used, and then befriended.


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