The Clay Pigeon Poster

Release Date: 1949

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
After a long coma, Navy veteran and former POW Jim Fletcher (Bill Williams) finally comes to, only to learn that he's awaiting trial for murder and treason. Jim also suffers from amnesia, but he's sure that he's innocent, so he buys time by escaping the hospital. He then reaches out to Martha Gregory (Barbara Hale), the widow of his best friend from the service, whom Jim's been accused of killing. He convinces her he's not guilty, and the pair investigate Jim's past, with the law in hot pursuit.

Cast: Bill Williams, Barbara Hale, Richard Quine, Richard Loo, Frank Fenton, Frank Wilcox, Marya Marco, Robert Bray

Director: Richard Fleischer

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Friend, 1940s, Gritty, Los Angeles, Hospital, Pursuit, Gripping, Mystery