GenreCrime, Drama, Film-Noir Duration LanguageEnglish
Release date1950 WriterJacques Companeez, Maximilien Ilyin (additional dialogue), Henry Kane (additional dialogue), Victor Pahlen, Andre Tabet (dialogue), Jack Palmer White (additional dialogue) Initial releaseDecember 13, 1950 (France) ScreenplayJacques Companeez, Henry Kane, Andre Tabet, Victor Pahlen, Maximilien Ilyin, Jack Palmer White CastDane Clark (Eddy Roback), Simone Signoret (Denise Vernon), Fernand Gravey (Commissioner Dufresne (as Fernand Gravet)), Robert Duke (Frank Clinton), Michel André (Max Salva), Fernand Rauzéna (Un agent (as F. Rauzena)) Similar moviesLes Misérables, Charlotte Gray, Sexual Chronicles of a French Family, Is Paris Burning?, Desire, Joan of Arc
Gunman in the Streets (Canadian title Gangster at Bay) is a French/US-produced 1950 black-and-white film noir directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Dane Clark and Simone Signoret. Unreleased for theatrical screening in the US, the film was titled Time Running Out for its US television syndication from 1963.
The low-budget B-movie was shot on location in Paris, France. A French-language version of the film (directed by Borys Lewin) was released in France under the title Le Traque ("The Hunt").
An American is on the run in the streets and back alleys of France.
American army deserter turned criminal on the run Eddy Roback is being chased through the streets of Paris. The fugitive finds his old girlfriend, Denise Vernon (Signoret) and tries to get money from her in an attempt to get across the border to Belgium. The girlfriends friend, an American crime reporter (Duke), as well as a country-wide man hunt become obstacles Roback must get past in order to escape. While trying to raise him money, Denise finds him a hiding place in the studio of a lecherous photographer Max Salva, who may have turned Roback in.
Dane Clark appears in Gunman in the Streets and Her Kind of Man. Dane Clark appears in Gunman in the Streets and The Gambler and the Lady. Dane Clark appears in Gunman in the Streets and Five Days. Hit and Run (1957). Woman on the Run (1950).
Dane Clark as Eddy Roback
Simone Signoret as Denise Vernon
Fernand Gravey as Commissioner Dufresne (as Fernand Gravet)