Stranger on the Run

Directed by Don Siegel

Release Year: 1967
Running Time: 97
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
     

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Cast
Henry Fonda
Anne Baxter
Michael Parks
Dan Duryea
Sal Mineo
Lloyd Bochmer
Michael Burns
Tom Reese
Bernie Hamilton
Zalman King
Madlyn Rhue

Crew
Directed by Don Siegel

From Don Siegel, the legendary director of Madigan, Two Mules for Sister Sara, Dirty Harry, Charley Varrick and The Shootist, comes this first-rate western starring screen greats Henry Fonda (The Ox-Bow Incident), Anne Baxter (Yellow Sky) and Michael Parks (Nightmare Beach). Washed-up, alcoholic vagabond Ben Chamberlain (Fonda in an atypical role) drifts into a godforsaken railhead town looking for a woman named Alma. When that woman winds up dead, Ben finds himself wrongfully accused of murder by the corrupt railroad chief deputy Vince McKay (Parks) and his trigger-happy posse. McKay gives him a horse; some supplies and a one-hour head start into the desert before sending his band of cutthroats after him. Scripted by Dean Riesner (Play Misty for Me) from a story by Reginald Rose (12 Angry Men), Stranger on the Run boasts a strong supporting cast including Dan Duryea (Scarlet Street), Sal Mineo (Rebel Without a Cause), Lloyd Bochner (Point Blank), Michael Burns (TV’s Wagon Train) and Madlyn Rhue (It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World).