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The Hitch-Hiker Movie Review Summary

Actors: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman

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THE HITCH-HIKER is a movie cowritten and directed by Ida Lupino in 1953.
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Psycho-killer Emmett Myers uses to hitch-hike and then kill the car drivers who helped him. He's taken two friends prisoner in their car and drives through the mexican desert while the american and mexican police forces are tracking him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Desert?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths

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