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The hitch-hiker

Author: Ida LupinoCollier YoungRobert L JosephEdmond O'BrienFrank LovejoyAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, ©1998.
Series: Noir, the dark side of Hollywood.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two middle-class American homebodies on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip decide to pick up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by psychopathic serial killer. Notable for being the only true 'Film Noir' directed by a woman.
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Genre/Form: Features
Film noir
Feature films
Crime films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
National Film Registry
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Lupino; Collier Young; Robert L Joseph; Edmond O'Brien; Frank Lovejoy; William Talman; RKO Radio Pictures.; Filmakers, Inc. (Hollywood, Calif.); Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 49302168
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture originally produced in 1953.
Credits: Director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca ; editor, Douglas Stewart ; music, Leith Stevens ; art directors, Albert S. D'Agostino and Walter E. Keller ; produced for DVD by Ronnie Scheib and Greg Ford.
Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 1998 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; mono. soundtrack.
Series Title: Noir, the dark side of Hollywood.
Other Titles: Hitchhiker
Responsibility: Kino International ; an RKO Radio Picture ; The Filmakers present ; screen play by Collier Young and Ida Lupino ; adaptation by Robert Joseph ; produced by Collier Young ; directed by Ida Lupino.

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Two middle-class American homebodies on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip decide to pick up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by psychopathic serial killer. Notable for being the only true 'Film Noir' directed by a woman.

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