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Hunted, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) This Case Had A Queer Twist Cracking opening, from the last frame of credits, cop Johnny (Preston Foster) at a Los Angeles bus station, tracking (we’ll learn) Belita as paroled Laura, then meeting with ladies’ parole officer Miss Turner (Edna Holland), in The Hunted, 1948, from Allied Artists and director Jack Bernhard.
Hunted, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) I Want You To Meet Someone Warming to his ex-girlfriend Laura (Belita) who’s been paroled for several weeks now, after serving four years for the robbery conviction for which he busted her, and which she never admitted-to, cop Johnny (Preston Foster) at the beach, and checking one last possible witness, an ex-con (Larry Blake), in The Hunted, 1948.
Hunted, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Laura Mead The only Olympic quality ice skating performance in any legit Film Noir, one-time United Kingdom skater Belita as recently paroled “Laura Mead” on a Los Angeles rink between periods at a hockey game, Preston Foster as cop Johnny Saxon, her erstwhile boyfriend, in director Jack Bernhard’s The Hunted, 1948, from Steve Fisher’s story and screenplay.
Hunted, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) I Promised To Kill You Something of a high-wire act, Preston Foster as cop Johnny, Belita as Laura, his ex-girlfriend, paroled that evening, after serving four years for a robbery, for which he arrested her, though she’s never admitted any guilt, and did swear to kill him, having broken into his apartment, all in one take, in The Hunted, 1948.
Gangster, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) My Sister In Queens Portrayed thus far as a steely but philosophical racketeer and narrator, Barry Sullivan as “Shubunka” reveals his soft spot for performer Nancy (English-born Belita, first brought to Hollywood for ice skating pictures, by now only acting), in Allied Artists’ The Gangster, 1947.