The Hunted (1948 film)

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The Hunted
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Jack Bernhard
Screenplay by Steve Fisher
Produced by Scott R. Dunlap
Starring Preston Foster
Pierre Watkin
Edna Holland
Cinematography Harry Neumann
Edited byRichard V. Heermance
Music byEdward J. Kay
Distributed byAllied Artists Pictures
Release date
  • April 7, 1948 (1948-04-07)(United States)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Hunted is a 1948 American film noir crime film starring Preston Foster, Belita, Pierre Watkin and Edna Holland. [1] It was directed by Jack Bernhard.



A policeman sends his girlfriend to prison and won't leave her alone when she gets out.



Critical response

Film critic Leonard Maltin said of the film, "Low-budget noir has a hard-boiled sheen but a prosaic, overlong treatment; it even finds time for one of Belita's ice skating routines!" [2]

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  1. The Hunted at the American Film Institute Catalog.
  2. Maltin, Leonard. Turner Classic Movies, film review, no date. Accessed: August 20, 2013.