RetroStrange Tuesday Night Movie – The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Big news: We’re starting a new scheduled show! Every Tuesday RetroStrange is showing one of our favorite films from the catalog on our flagship channel RetroStrange TV. This Tuesday at 6:00pm Pacific / 9:00pm Eastern join us for The Hitch-Hiker (1953). From Wikipedia:

“The Hitch-Hiker is a 1953 American film noir thriller co-written and directed by Ida Lupino, starring Edmond O’Brien, William Talman and Frank Lovejoy, about two friends taken hostage by a hitchhiker during an automobile trip to Mexico.

The Hitch-Hiker was the first American mainstream film noir directed by a woman. It was selected in 1998 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”

The film was a fictionalized version of the Billy Cook murder spree.”

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