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The Night Runner (1957)

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79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

A mental patient with a violent past is released from the institution, against the advice of his doctors, and sent back to his old neighborhood. Realizing that he can't handle the pressures of big-city life, and not wanting to commit the ...See moreA mental patient with a violent past is released from the institution, against the advice of his doctors, and sent back to his old neighborhood. Realizing that he can't handle the pressures of big-city life, and not wanting to commit the kinds of crimes that got him put away in the first place, he hops a bus heading out of the city and winds up in a small coastal town. Taking a room in a small motel, he falls for the daughter of the motel's owner, and everything seems to be going well for him, until the girl's father starts to get suspicious about his past. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Updated Feb 6, 1957

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Apr 2, 1957 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Ray Danton
Roy Turner Roy Turner   See fewer
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Colleen Miller
Susan Mayes Susan Mayes   See fewer
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Merry Anders
Amy Hansen Amy Hansen   See fewer
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Willis Bouchey
Loren Mayes Loren Mayes   See fewer
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Harry Jackson
Hank Hansen Hank Hansen   See fewer
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Robert Anderson
Ed Wallace Ed Wallace   See fewer
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Jean Inness
Miss Dodd Miss Dodd   See fewer
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Eddy Waller
Vernon Vernon   See fewer
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John Stephenson
Dr. Crawford Dr. Crawford   See fewer
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Alexander Campbell
Dr. Royce Dr. Royce   See fewer
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Natalie Masters
Miss Lowell Miss Lowell   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Male interviewer (as Richard Cutting) Male interviewer (as Richard Cutting)   See fewer
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Steve Pendleton
Captain Reynolds Captain Reynolds   See fewer
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Jack Lomas
Real Estate man Real Estate man   See fewer
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George Barrows
Bus driver Bus driver   See fewer
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Diana Darrin
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Bill Erwin
McDermott (as William L. Erwin) McDermott (as William L. Erwin)   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Elderly man Elderly man   See fewer
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Ethyl May Halls
Elderly woman Elderly woman   See fewer
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Jane Howard
Typist Typist   See fewer
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Lola Kendrick
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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John Pickard
Dr. Fisher Dr. Fisher   See fewer
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Alex Sharp
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Dale Van Sickel
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 54 votes