Film Review.. Woman on the Run

Frank witnesses a mob hit and when the police try to put him into police protection he scares and runs away. When the detectives go to ask his wife Eleanor about his life she knows very little about him. Eleanor is soon approached by a reporter who offers her a good sum for the story and he helps her to find Frank, however he is not what he seems.

I am a huge film noir fan and this was another classic from the era, a film relying on the story alone and  not special effects. I had never heard of any of the cast but I was very impressed with the performances.

When I bought this DVD a couple of months ago it was £4.99 which I thought to be quite a good deal and as this forms part of a film noir collection I will now look at buying some more. I also thought Ann Sheridan who played Eleanor was not only beautiful but very talented and I hope to see some more of her films.

Made in 1950 this is an excellent example of what cinema was doing back then:

5/5

 

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