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Director  Nathan H. Juran
Music director  Edward J. Kay
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Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Story by  Roger Corman
Country  United States
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Release date  February 7, 1954 (1954-02-07) (United States)
Writer  Herb Meadow (screenplay), Jerome Odlum (screenplay), Tom Hubbard (additional dialogue), Fred Eggers (additional dialogue), U.S. Anderson (story), Roger Corman (story)
Cast  Richard Conte (James 'Jim' Henry), Joan Bennett (Mrs. Cummings), Wanda Hendrix (Susan Willis), Reed Hadley (Det. Lt. Joe White Eagle), Mary Beth Hughes (Terry Smith - Bar Girl), Iris Adrian (Dolly - Cafe Waitress)
Similar movies  Mad Max: Fury Road, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Blackhat, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Mysterious Intruder
Tagline  SHOCK AFTER SHOCK... in manhunt for Las Vegas thrill-killer!

Highway Dragnet is a 1954 film noir crime film directed by Nathan Juran starring Richard Conte, Joan Bennett and Wanda Hendrix.

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Plot

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A former Korean War-era Marine hitches a ride with a female fashion photographer and her young assistant to escape from the Las Vegas police on a murder charge.

Cast

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  • Richard Conte as James Henry
  • Joan Bennett as Mrs. Cummings
  • Wanda Hendrix as Susan Willis
  • Reed Hadley as Det. Lt. Joe White Eagle
  • Mary Beth Hughes as Terri Smith
  • Iris Adrian as Dolly
  • Harry Harvey as Mr. Carson
  • Tom Hubbard as Det. Sgt. Ben Barnett
  • Frank Jenks as Marine in Civvies
  • Murray Alper as Ice Cream Truck Driver
  • Zon Murray as Trooper in Cafe
  • House Peters Jr. as Steve
  • Joseph Crehan as Elderly Border Inspection Officer
  • Charles Anthony Hughes as Chubby Border Inspection Officer (as Tony Hughes)
  • Bill Hale as Harry
  • Fred Gabourie as Trooper Al
  • Production

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    Roger Corman sold his first screen story called The House by the Sea to Allied Artists for $3,000. Allied Artists changed the title to the more commercial exploitation Highway Dragnet after the success of the television series Dragnet. Portions of the film were shot in the Coachella Valley, California.

    Reception

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    The New York Times called the film a "second rate "whodunnit".


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    References

    Highway Dragnet Wikipedia
    Highway Dragnet IMDb Highway Dragnet themoviedb.org


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