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The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

NR 1953-03-30 (US) ThrillerCrime 1h 11m
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Who'll be his next victim... YOU?


Roy and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

  1. Ida Lupino

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Collier Young


  3. Robert L. Joseph


  4. Daniel Mainwaring


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  1. Edmond O'Brien

    Edmond O'Brien

    Roy Collins

  2. Frank Lovejoy

    Frank Lovejoy

    Gilbert Bowen

  3. William Talman

    William Talman

    Emmett Myers

  4. José Torvay

    José Torvay

    Captain Alvarado

  5. Sam Hayes

    Sam Hayes

    Radio Broadcaster

  6. Wendell Niles

    Wendell Niles

    Wendell Niles

  7. Jean Del Val

    Jean Del Val

    Inspector General

  8. Clark Howat

    Clark Howat

    Government Agent

  9. Natividad Vacío

    Natividad Vacío


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The Hitch-Hiker
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Status Released

Original Language English

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