The Stranger 1946
The Stranger ★★★½ 1946
Notably conventional for Welles, but swell entertainment nonetheless. War crimes tribunal sets Nazi thug Shayne free hoping he'll lead them to his superior, Welles. Robinson trails Shayne through Europe and South America to a small town in Connecticut. Tight suspense made on a tight budget saved Welles's directorial career. 95m/B VHS, DVD . Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Martha Wentworth, Konstantin Shayne, Richard Long, Orson Welles; D: Orson Welles; W: Victor Trivas; C: Russell Metty; M: Bronislau Kaper.