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The Running Man


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Starring and After successfully faking his death in a glider crash, Rex Black and his wife Stella defraud an insurance company of a large claim.
They head for Spain and an anonymous life in the sun. But their plans are not as watertight as they hoped.
Screenplay by JOHN MORTIMER
Based on the novel The Ballad of the Running Man by SHELLEY SMITH Produced and directed by CAROL REED
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Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Shelley Smith
Directed By: Carol Reed
Rex Black: Laurence Harvey
Stella: Lee Remick
Stephen Maddox: Alan Bates
Parson: Felix Aylmer
Hilda Tanner: Eleanor Summerfield
Jenkins: Allan Cuthbertson
Tom Webster: Harold Goldblatt
Miles Bleeker: Noel Purcell
Madge: Ramsay Ames
Police official: Fernando Roy
Roberto: Juan Jose Menendez
Sam Crowdson: Eddie Byrne
Solicitor: Colin Gordon
Jim Jerome: John Meillon
Doctor: Roger Delgado

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