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Desperate Search

Desperate Search

Howard Keel
Director: Joseph H. Lewis Cast: Howard Keel
Howard Keel
, Jane Greer
Jane Greer
, Patricia Medina
Patricia Medina
Joseph H. Lewis

DVD (Full Frame)

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Desperate Search is a lower-echelon MGM programmer, elevated by the crisp direction of cult favorite Joseph H. Lewis. Jane Greer plays the mother of two small children who are on board an airliner which crashes. The children survive, but are stranded in the middle of the Canadian wilderness. With the help of forest ranger Keenan Wynn and bush pilot Howard Keel, Greer launches an agonizing all-points search for the missing children. Desperate Search was an entertaining and efficient means for MGM to keep its contract players busy at minimum cost.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/10/2012
UPC: 0883316483053
Original Release: 1952
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:11:00
Sales rank: 48,333

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Howard Keel Vince Heldon
Jane Greer Julie Heldon
Patricia Medina Nora Stead
Keenan Wynn "Brandy"
Robert Burton Wayne Langmuir
Lee Aaker Don
Linda Lowell Janet
Michael Dugan Lou
Elaine Stewart Stewardess
Jonathan Cott Detective
Jeff Richards Ed
Dick Simmons Communicator
Robert Whitney Actor

Technical Credits
Joseph H. Lewis Director
Joseph Dervin Editor
Walter Doniger Screenwriter
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Ralph S. Hurst Set Decoration/Design
Eddie Imazu Art Director
Rudolph G. Kopp Musical Direction/Supervision
Harold Lipstein Cinematographer
Matthew Rapf Producer
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Desperate Search
1. Chapter 1 [10:00]
2. Chapter 2 [10:00]
3. Chapter 3 [10:00]
4. Chapter 4 [10:00]
5. Chapter 5 [10:00]
6. Chapter 6 [10:00]
7. Chapter 7 [10:00]
8. Chapter 8 [1:14]

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