Woman on the Run

Woman on the Run

Ann Sheridan
Director: Norman Foster Cast: Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
, Dennis O'Keefe
Dennis O'Keefe
, Robert Keith
Robert Keith
Norman Foster


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Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott), a window-dresser and struggling artist, accidentally witnesses a mob-related rub-out of a witness (Thomas P. Dillon), while out walking his dog one night -- after being shot at for his trouble, he's approached by the police, who want to put him into protective custody. But before they can do that, he runs out, and it's up to Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith) to find him before the killer does. He approaches Johnson's wife, Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), only to discover that not only were they the most distant -- nearly estranged -- couple he's ever encountered, but that she doesn't want to help find him, or care if he is found. Then she learns that he has a potentially serious heart condition that he never told her about, and that he has no medication -- she decides to try and find him to give him help, dodging the police with help from a pushy reporter named Leggett (Dennis O'Keefe), covering his job and all of his old haunts; and in the process, she discovers a man that she never really bothered to know or understand, one who not only wanted to love her but does love her, despite the way their marriage has gone, and discovers that there may still be a marriage worth saving. But to do that she's got to find him to head off not only a potentially fatal heart seizure but also save him from the killer who, unbeknownst to her, is just a step behind her and has already started covering her trail and murdering potential witnesses.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827180424
Original Release: 1950
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 22,081

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ann Sheridan Eleanor Johnson
Dennis O'Keefe Danny Leggett
Robert Keith Inspector Ferris
Ross Elliott Frank Johnson
Frank Jenks Detective Shaw
John Qualen Mailbus
Thomas P. Dillon Joe Gordon
Steven Geray Dr. Hohler
John Farrell MacDonald Sea Captain
Reiko Sato Suzie
Joan Shawlee Blonde
Victor Sen Yung Sammy

Technical Credits
Norman Foster Director,Screenwriter
Alan Campbell Screenwriter
Lewis R. Foster Screenwriter
Art Lange Score Composer
Boris Levin Art Director
Otto Ludwig Editor
Jacque Mapes Set Decoration/Design
Hal Mohr Cinematographer
Emil Newman Score Composer
William Travilla Costumes/Costume Designer
Howard Welsch Producer

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