Under the Gun

Film, Thrillers
No forgotten masterpiece, but a neat little crime thriller, ingeniously plotted by George Zuckerman (who also provided source material for Border Incident and 99 River Street ) around the teasing legal anomaly that a prison trusty who kills an escaping convict can earn himself a pardon. Worth watching for the admirable Conte, the Florida locations, and fitful direction by Tetzlaff, a fine cameraman (My Man Godfrey, Notorious) who never quite hit his director's stride again after the excellent The Window in 1949.

By: TM

Release details

Duration:
83 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Ted Tetzlaff
Screenwriter:
George Zuckerman
Cast:
Richard Conte
Audrey Totter
Sam Jaffe
John McIntire
Royal Dano
Shepperd Strudwick
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