THE LEGENDARY STORY THAT HOVERS OVER ORSON WELLES'S THE STRANGER IS THAT HE WANTED AGNES MOOREHEAD TO STAR AS THE DOGGED NAZI HUNTER WHO TRAILS A WAR CRIMINAL TO A SLEEPY NEW ENGLAND TOWN. THE PART WENT TO E.G. ROBINSON, WHO IS MARVELOUS, BUT IT POINTS OUT HOW MANY COMPROMISES WELLES MADE ON THE FILM IN AN ATTEMPT.
Edward G. Robinson,Loretta Young,Orson Welles
Orson Welles plays a mysterious stranger who comes to a middle-of-the road town and attempts to integrate himself into the everyday lives of the townspeople. Later, Edward G. Robinson arrives, looking for an escaped Nazi criminal, and of course, strange things begin to happen...