Run for the Sun is a 1956 Technicolor thriller adventure film released by United Artists, the third film to officially be based on Richard Connell's classic suspense story, "The Most Dangerous Game", after both RKO's The Most Dangerous Game (1932), and their remake, A Game of Death (1945). This version stars Richard Widmark, Trevor Howard, and Jane Greer, and was directed by Ray Boulting from a script written by Boulting and Dudley Nichols. Connell was credited for his short story.
Howard is the wealthy reclusive man who enjoys hunting down human beings like wild game. In this adaptation, the expatriate Russian general is transformed into a British traitor hiding in the Mexican jungle with a fellow Nazi war criminal played by Peter van Eyck. Their prey are Widmark, portraying a Hemingway-like but reclusive novelist, and Greer, playing a journalist for a periodical resembling Life Magazine who has tracked down the novelist's whereabouts.
Run For The Sun is a highly popular Movie. This was Harry Tatelman’s 2nd Movie. Run For The Sun was one of this most popular pieces. This was Roy Boulting’s 4th Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was Twisted Nerve. Movie`s leading actors are Trevor Howard, Richard Widmark, and Peter Van Eyck.
Trevor Howard was born in Cliftonville, Kent, England on 1913-09-29, and won
17 awards. British Academy of Film & Television Arts for the British Actor.
Richard Widmark was born in Sunrise, Minnesota on 1914-12-26, and won
3 awards. Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor. If you liked this title, our editorial team also recommend you to watch these Movie: Six Days, Seven Nights, The Naked Prey, and Saboteur.