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It's "protect the witness" in this brief trainbound thriller, which gives us George C. Scott-soundalike Charles McGraw as a grumpy cop protecting a mobster's wife en route to the witness stand. A mountain of obstacles -- primarily mob hitmen -- stand in the way, but it's a quick ride from Chicago to Los Angeles (at least in the movie). The film was nominated for one Oscar but is best viewed as a fun but hardly involving B-movie experience. Remade in 1990 with Gene Hackman, sans the The.


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Run time: 71 mins

In Theaters: Sunday 4th May 1952

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: RKO Radio Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 8

IMDB: 7.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer:

Starring: as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown, as Mrs. Frankie Neall, as Ann Sinclair, as Tommy Sinclair, as Mrs. Troll, as Joseph Kemp, as Densel, as Det. Sgt. Gus Forbes, Paul Maxey as Sam Jennings, Harry Harvey as Train conductor

Also starring: ,

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