Highway West (1941)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 62 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a remake of Heat Lightning(1931), a robber kills a bank teller during a robbery and then takes his wife, who believes he is a traveling businessman, on the road with him as he flees. He is eventually captured and sentenced. Meanwhile his wife returns to running a motel and gas station with her sister. Her drab daily existence changes dramatically when her husband escapes from prison three years later and forces her to protect him. In the end, he is finally captured by the dogged cop who has been pursuing him.

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law, bad-guy, good-guy, on-the-run, marshal