City on a Hunt

Overview

Also known as City on a Hunt, No Escape stars Lew Ayres and Marjorie Steele as mixed-up victims of circumstance. John Tracy Ayres, a drunken songwriter, has reason to believe that he's murdered artist Peter Hayden James Griffith. So does Pat Peterson Steele, a blue-collar girl whom Hayden had tried to seduce. Both John and Pat take it on the lam, with her boyfriend, police detective Simon Shayne Sonny Tufts, in hot pursuit. The twist ending isn't much of a surprise, but it's still crammed with suspense. No Escape...
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Overview

Also known as City on a Hunt, No Escape stars Lew Ayres and Marjorie Steele as mixed-up victims of circumstance. John Tracy Ayres, a drunken songwriter, has reason to believe that he's murdered artist Peter Hayden James Griffith. So does Pat Peterson Steele, a blue-collar girl whom Hayden had tried to seduce. Both John and Pat take it on the lam, with her boyfriend, police detective Simon Shayne Sonny Tufts, in hot pursuit. The twist ending isn't much of a surprise, but it's still crammed with suspense. No Escape represents a rare directorial effort by screenwriter Charles Bennett, whose previous scripting credits include several Alfred Hitchcock thrillers.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/26/2011
  • UPC: 883904243816
  • Original Release: 1953
  • Source: Mgm Mod
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:16:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,312

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lew Ayres John Tracy
Marjorie Steele Pat Peterson
Sonny Tufts Detective Simon Shayne
Lewis Martin Lt. Bruce Gunning
Charles Cane Wilbur K. Grossett
Gertrude Michael Olga Lewis
Renny McEvoy Turnip
Jess Kirkpatrick Mac, the Waiter
James Griffith Peter Hayden
Robert Bailey Detective Bob
Robert Carson Dr. Seymour
Barbara Morrison Mrs. Beresford
Carleton Young Don Holden
Hans Schumm Mr. Platoff
John Vosper Mr. Crockett
Joseph Kim Chinese Barman
Maudie Prickett Bookstore Clerk
Tim Graham Drunk
Bobby Watson Mr. Duffy
Technical Credits
Charles Bennett Director
Harve Bennett Songwriter, Screenwriter
Matt Freed Producer
Ben Kline Cinematographer
Roy Livingston Editor
Hugh Mackenzie Producer
Bert Shefter Score Composer, Songwriter
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