• Cornered (1945)

Cornered

Release Date: 1945

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

During World War II, Laurence Gerard (Dick Powell) of the Royal Canadian Air Force was taken captive by the enemy, but now that the fighting is over he has begun a quest for vengeance. Laurence's wife was murdered while he was a hostage, and his desire to right this wrong takes him from Europe to South America. The supposed killer is a Nazi sympathizer named Jarnac (Luther Adler), but word has it that he is dead. Laurence, however, believes his target is alive and hiding out in Argentina.

Cast: Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel, Nina Vale, Morris Carnovsky, Edgar Barrier, Steven Geray, Jack La Rue

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: 1940s, Wife, Gritty, Death, Revenge, Sacrifice, Tense, Pursuit, Dark

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