Film Noir Matinee: The Chase [1946]

 the chase poster

Welcome!  The Deranged L.A. Crimes theater was closed for a special event on Friday night (the proprietor needed a night off). Let’s enjoy a rare Sunday Matinee–grab a bucket of popcorn, some Milk Duds and a Coke and find a seat. Today’s feature is THE CHASE (1946) starring Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan and Steve Cochran.

Enjoy the film!

TCM says:

Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman, a gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie’s lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again…