The Threat
The Threat (1949)

Homicidal criminal Charles McGraw busts out of jail, kidnapping the three people responsible for his incarceration. The hapless hostages include detective Michael O'Shea, district attorney Frank Conroy, and nightclub singer Virginia… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 1, 1949
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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... opens with a rat-a-tat energy, quite literally: a prison break, a whining siren, and then the almost unbroken blasts of machine gun fire...

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

'Kluger's out!' -- Those are the first words spoken, and they convey a sense of urgency that is pretty much sustained throughout the economical 66-minute running time of this taut deadline thriller

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Plenty of tough action.

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