The Clay Pigeon


A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.

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  1. Carl Foreman

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Richard Fleischer


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  1. Bill Williams

    Bill Williams

    Jim Fletcher

  2. Barbara Hale

    Barbara Hale

    Martha Gregory

  3. Richard Quine

    Richard Quine

    Ted Niles

  4. Richard Loo

    Richard Loo

    Ken Tokoyama aka The Weasel

  5. Frank Fenton

    Frank Fenton

    Lt. Cmdr. Prentice

  6. Frank Wilcox

    Frank Wilcox

    Navy Hospital Doctor

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 3m

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Revenue -

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Release Information

  • June 29, 1949



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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Lean mean amnesia machine.

*** This review contains a spoiler ***

The Clay Pigeon is directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Carl Foreman. It stars Bill Williams, Barbara Hale, Richard Quine and Richard Loo. Music is by Paul Sawtell and cinematography by Robert De Grasse.

Jim Fletcher (Williams) is a survivor of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp who awakes from a coma with amnesia, and a charge of treason against him! Escaping hospital he aims to recover his memory and hopefully clear his name. The secret may be with another ex-POW inmate and the wife of the man who was killed on ac... read the rest.

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