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The Stranger (1946) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Orson Welles and produced by Sam Spiegel.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingVictor TrivasNominated
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Rachel and The Stranger (1948): Indentured Servitude

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 17, 2020 From 4 Star Films

It becomes increasingly apparent Rachel and The Stranger is a peculiar little movie that would have no place in the modern landscape, and not simply because RKO Studios is no longer in existence. It feels like arguably its biggest star is off-screen more than he is on because he was probably in at l... Read full article


Edward G. Robinson Pursues Nazis in “The Stranger” directed by Orson Welles

By Stephen Reginald on May 27, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Edward G. Robinson Pursues Nazis in “The Stranger” directed by Orson Welles The Stranger (1946) is a film noir directed by Orson Welles, produced by Sam Spiegel, and starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles. The film concerns Mr. Wilson (Robinson) of the United ... Read full article


book: The Stranger (1942; trans 1988 Matthew Ward) by Albert Camus

By John Grant on Jan 18, 2020 From Noirish

Albert Camus’s L’?tranger/The Stranger/The Outsider is one of the most written-about books of the 20th century, so I doubt that any jejune thoughts of my own are going to add much to the sum of human understanding. It’s a book that somehow I didn’t read during my schooldays a... Read full article


'TILL DEATH US DO PART: The Stranger (1946)

on Jul 20, 2017 From Caftan Woman

"How do I kill thee, let me count the ways." CineMaven has been sitting on her couch dreaming of homicide and wedded bliss. On Monday, July 24th click HERE for the contributions to the blogathon with the inspiring title of 'TILL DEATH US DO PART. My contribution is a look at The Stranger and i... Read full article


'TILL DEATH US DO PART: The Stranger (1946)

By Caftan Woman on Jul 20, 2017 From Caftan Woman

"How do I kill thee, let me count the ways." CineMaven has been sitting on her couch dreaming of homicide and wedded bliss. On Monday, July 24th click HERE for the contributions to the blogathon with the inspiring title of 'TILL DEATH US DO PART. My contribution is a look at The Stranger and i... Read full article


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Quotes from

Professor Charles Rankin: Who would think to look for the notorious Franz Kindler in the sacred precincts of the Harper School, surrounded by the sons of America's first families? And I'll stay hidden... till the day when we strike again.
Konrad Meinike: Franz! There will be another war?
Professor Charles Rankin: Of course.


Mr. Potter: [Talking about his small town general store] All your needs are on our shelves. Just look around and help yourselves.


Mary Longstreet: Franz Kindler! Kill me. Kill me, I want you to. I couldn't face life knowing what I've been to you and what I've done to Noah. But when you kill me, don't put your hands on me!
[Picks up a fireplace poker]
Mary Longstreet: Here! Use this!


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Facts about

A lengthy scene of Meineke trying to find Kindler was filmed but cut by the studio. The footage (between 20-30 minutes) is believed lost as even the original negatives have gone missing. (see alternate versions)
The first film released after WWII that showed footage of the concentration camps.
Orson Welles' least favourite film of his own.
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