Man Hunt (1936)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Release Date - Feb 15, 1936 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The all-purpose title Man Hunt was trotted out for this 1936 Warner Bros. "B". Aging country newspaper editor Chic Sale is laughed off by the rest of his community for his tall tales. When an escaped Public Enemy (Ricardo Cortez) shows up in the vicinity, Sale decides to prove his worth by tracking down the criminal himself. The G-Men on the case tell Sale to mind his own business, but it is the old codger who collars Cortez and drags him in. No one made gangster pictures as well as Warner Bros., so even a low-priority item like Man Hunt has its moments.

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chase, criminal, newspaper, reporter