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The Prowler Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Webb Garwood ([[Performer~P31516~Van Heflin~vanheflin]]) is a cynical policeman who believes that success comes from lucky breaks. Responding to a prowler complaint at the home of Susan Gilvray ([[Performer~P37992~Evelyn Keyes~evelynkeyes]]), he is immediately attracted to her and her wealth. He returns to "check up" on Susan, and they begin an affair, conducted while listening to her husband John (Sherry Hall)'s all-night radio program. Feeling guilty, Susan ends the relationship, but Garwood remains obsessed. He pretends to be a prowler on the Gilvray property so he can respond to another police call. Drawing William outside, he shoots him and makes it appear accidental. When Garwood manipulates Susan's confusion about the shooting, she buys his story, and the lovers marry. However, upon discovering that Susan is pregnant "too soon," they flee to give birth in secret, but eventually Susan learns the devastating truth. ~ Steve Press, Rovi

Cast

Van Heflin
as Webb Garwood
Evelyn Keyes
as Susan Gilvray
Katherine Warren
as Mrs. Crocker
Emerson Treacy
as William Gilvray
Madge Blake
as Martha Gilvray
Wheaton Chambers
as Dr. James
Robert Osterloh
as Coroner
Sherry Hall
as John Gilvray
Louise Lorimer
as Motel Manager
George Nader
as Photographer
Steve Carruthers
as Mr. Talbot
Benny Burt
as Journalist

Crew

Joseph Losey
Director
Sam Spiegel
Producer
John Huston
Producer
Dalton Trumbo
Screenwriter
Hans Wilhelm
Screen Story
Hugo Butler
Screenwriter
Arthur C. Miller
Cinematographer
Lyn Murray
Composer (Music Score)
Irving Friedman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Bob Carroll
Songwriter
Paul Weatherwax
Editor
Boris Leven
Art Director
Jacque Mapes
Set Designer
Ben Winkler
Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Aldrich
First Assistant Director
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