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The stranger

Author: Orson WellesSam SpiegelVictor TrivasDecla DunningAnthony VeillerAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : MGM Home Entertainment, 2007.
Series: Film noir (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full frame format (1.33:1)View all editions and formats
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A captured Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII, in the hopes of leading the Allies to a notorious spy who is working to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small, seemingly innocent Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Fiction films
Detective and mystery films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Welles; Sam Spiegel; Victor Trivas; Decla Dunning; Anthony Veiller; Edward G Robinson; Loretta Young; Philip Merivale; Richard Long; Konstantin Shayne; Bronislaw Kaper; Russell Metty; Ernest Nims; Independent Releasing Corp.; International Pictures, Inc.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
OCLC Number: 135435235
Language Note: In English, or dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional English or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on an original story by Victor Trivas.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Credits: Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Ernest Nims ; music, Bronislau Kaper.
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles, Philip Merivale, Richard Long, Konstantin Shayne, Byron Keith, Billy House, Martha Wentworth.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Film noir (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Independent Releasing Corp. production ; International Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Anthony Veiller ; adaptation by Victor Trivas and Decla Dunning ; produced by S.P. Eagle ; directed by Orson Welles.

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A captured Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII, in the hopes of leading the Allies to a notorious spy who is working to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small, seemingly innocent Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation.

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Post WW2 Cloak and Dagger Thriller

by 005378898 (WorldCat user published 2010-01-15) Excellent Permalink

Edward G Robinson and Loretta Young at their best. After the war an ex-Nazi( Orson Wells) has escaped the post war War Crimes Tribunal and is living a model life in a New England town under an assumed identity and is plotting the resurrection of a " New Reich." Loretta Young is taken in...
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