Man on the Run
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Directed byLawrence Huntington
Written byLawrence Huntington
Produced byLawrence Huntington
StarringDerek Farr
CinematographyWilkie Cooper
Edited byMonica Kimick
Music byPhilip Green
Distributed byAssociated British-Pathe
Release dates
  • 20 May 1949 (1949-05-20) (London)
  • 5 June 1949 (1949-06-05) (United Kingdom)
  • August 29, 1951 (1951-08-29) (United States)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office£104,920 (UK)[1]

Man on the Run is a 1949 British film noir directed by Lawrence Huntington and starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, Edward Chapman, Kenneth More and Laurence Harvey.[2]


An army deserter, still a fugitive in post-war Britain, wanders into a pawn shop robbery and finds himself mistakenly wanted for murder. Forced to go on the run while attempting to prove his innocence, he meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he looks for the real criminals.



  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p489
  2. ^ "Man on the Run". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 16 November 2007. Retrieved 1 June 2014.