Stranger on the Run

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Stranger on the Run
Directed by Don Siegel
Produced by Richard E. Lyons
Written by Dean Riesner, Reginald Rose
Starring Henry Fonda
Anne Baxter
Michael Parks
Music by Leonard Rosenman
Cinematography Russell Harlan
Edited by Bruce B. Pierce
Release dates October 31, 1967
Running time 97 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Stranger on the Run is a dramatic Western television film that in some countries premiered in cinemas. The first broadcast was on NBC on October 31, 1967. The film stars Henry Fonda, Anne Baxter and Michael Parks, and was directed by Don Siegel.

In the film, former inmate and alcoholic Ben Chamberlain (Fonda) comes to a town enquiring about a woman. When she is found dead, Sheriff McKay (Parks), at the suggestion of his friend Hotchkiss (Dan Duryea), organises a human hunting party, thinking that Chamberlain is the culprit, but in reality, he had no connection with the murder.

Chamberlain must cross the desert and reach the border. McKay gets there before him. Chamberlain comes across a homesteader (Baxter) and they start to develop a connection, but this is quickly cut short when the posse arrives.

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