Man Hunt (1941)

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A hunter finds himself in a world of danger when he decides to stalk Adolf Hitler in this taut WWII thriller. Capt. Thorndike (Walter Pidgeon) is an expert big-game hunter from England. While hunting in Bavaria, he happens upon Hitler's Berchtesgaden estate and spots the Fuhrer; he has his rifle in tow, and he toys with the idea of firing at the dictator, even raising the unloaded weapon, putting Hitler in the crosshairs, and pulling the trigger to make the gun click. Unfortunately, this draws … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Geoffrey Household, Dudley Nichols
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 29, 2009
Runtime:
Twentieth Century Fox

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Cast

Walter Pidgeon

as Capt. Thorndike
George Sanders

as Maj. Quive-Smith
John Carradine

as Mr. Jones
Roddy McDowall

as Vaner The Cabin Boy
Heather Thatcher

as Lady Risborough
Frederic Worlock

as Lord Risborough
Roger Imhof

as Capt. Jensen
Egon Brecher

as Whiskers
Holmes Herbert

as Farnsworthy
Fredrik Vogeding

as Ambassador
Lucien Prival

as Umbrella Man
Edgar Licho

as Little Fat Man
Eily Malyon

as Postmistress
John Rogers

as Cockney
Arno Frey

as Police Lieutenant
Keith Hitchcock

as London Bobby
Adolph Milar

as Pigeon Man
Hans Joby

as Tracker
Douglas Gerrard

as Policeman
Clifford Severn

as Cockney Boy
Charles Bennett

as Costermonger
Bobby Hale

as Costermonger
Frank Benson

as Cab Driver
Cyril Delevanti

as Cab Driver
Bruce Lister

as Co-Pilot
Olaf Hytten

as Secretary
William Von Brincken

as Chief of Harbor Poli...
Virginia McDowall

as Postmistress' Daught...
Bruce Lester

as Co-Pilot
Richard Fraser

as Navigator
Kurt Kreuger

as German Attache
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Critic Reviews for Man Hunt

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (3)

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Variety
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Time Out
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New York Times
Top Critic

This farfetched thriller offers some well-crafted noir-like breathtaking chase sequences that are tense and absorbing.

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Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In 'Man Hunt,' tracking shots are literally tracking shots: When Lang's camera glides, it's in pursuit of a quarry, as if it were participating in what the movie's hero refers to as 'a sporting stalk.'

Full Review… | May 29, 2009
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

it seems to lose sight of the daring adventure aspect and swerves into a fluffy romance

Full Review… | May 29, 2009
7M Pictures

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