The Hitch-Hiker (1953) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Ida Lupino and produced by Christian Nyby and Collier Young.
The Hitch-Hiker was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1998.
YouTube Noir — Noirvember Day 30: The Hitch-Hiker (1953)By shadowsandsatin on Nov 30, 2020 From Shadows and Satin
Can you believe that this is the last day of Noirvember? Seriously, where does the time go? Ah, well ? no use moaning over spent months. We?ve got more important things to do. I?m wrapping up my YouTube noir series with The Hitch-Hiker (1953). Interestingly (to me, at least), it?s my second consecut... Read full article
“The Hitch-Hiker,” a taunt film noir directed by Ida LupinoBy Stephen Reginald on Oct 23, 2020 From Classic Movie Man
“The Hitch-Hiker,” a taunt film noir directed by Ida Lupino The Hitch-Hiker (1953) is a film noir directed by Ida Lupino and starring Edmund O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy, and William Talman. The movie is based on the true-crime spree of psychopathic murderer Billy Cook. The cinemato... Read full article
What’s Streaming in Sept on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Angel and the Bad Man, The Hitch-Hiker, His Girl Friday and MoreBy Annmarie Gatti on Sep 3, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Our Sept Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelOver 40 Titles Streaming Free All Month Long! It’s that time again… We have our monthly free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) – the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows... Read full article
Ida Lupino at 100: The Hitch-HikerBy Amanda Garrett on Mar 3, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films
A screenshot of the film noir The Hitch-Hiker (1953) featuring Frank Lovejoy (left), William Talman, and Edmond O'Brien. This article is part of The Free for All Classic Film Blogathon presented by Cinemaven's Essays From the Couch. The Free for All Blogathon gives bloggers the chance to write... Read full article
The appeal of The Hitch-hiker (1953)By Carol Martinheira on Feb 2, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden
The appeal of The Hitch-hiker (1953) On February 2, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized As our titular hitch-hiker ruthlessly murders unsuspecting travellers in Illinois, leaving a trail of bodies behind in the film?s opening sequence, we?re immediately stripped of any sense... Read full article
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The movie's poster was as #23 of "The 25 Best Movie Posters Ever" by Premiere.
Based upon an incident that happened in California in the early 1950s. A man named Billy Cook murdered a family of five, including three children, and then killed a traveling salesman. He then kidnapped two hunters and took them across the border into Mexico, intending to kill them, too, but before he could he was captured by Mexican police and subsequently extradited to the US, where he was tried for the murders, convicted, and died in the gas chamber at San Quentin on Dec. 12, 1952.
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