Event Film and Video Screenings The Hitch-Hiker (RKO Radio Pictures, 1953)

Date and Location

  • When: Friday, May 10, 2024

    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

  • Where: National Audio-Visual Conservation Center - Packard Campus Theater

    19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper, VA 22701-7551

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Ida Lupino directed and co-wrote this nail-biting thriller based on a true-to-life 1950 crime spree. While fishing, two friends are taken hostage by an escaped convict and forced to survive a harrowing drive across the desert.  Black & white, 129 min. (35mm)