Stakeout!

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A familiar story about a convict who is released from jail and prevented from leading a decent life because his past keeps catching up with him. There is little new here in terms of plot, but a heartfelt performance by Russell adds a needed spark. Accompanied by his 10-year-old son, Russell wanders around the country in search of a job. He twice finds himself...read more

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A familiar story about a convict who is released from jail and prevented from leading a decent life because his past keeps catching up with him. There is little new here in terms of plot, but a heartfelt performance by Russell adds a needed spark. Accompanied by his 10-year-old son,

Russell wanders around the country in search of a job. He twice finds himself well situated, only to have his prison record discovered and get fired. In desperation he contacts an old prison friend to accompany him on a scheme to kidnap an oilman's son. The story ends tragically, with Russell

dying while trying to save his own son's life.

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