The Outlaw is a 1943 American Western film, directed by Howard Hughes and starring Jane Russell. The supporting cast includes Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston. Hughes also produced the film, while Howard Hawks served as an uncredited co-director. The film is notable as Russell’s breakthrough role, turning the young actress into a sex symbol and a Hollywood icon.
Directed by Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks
Produced by Howard Hughes
Written by Jules Furthman, Howard Hawks
Starring Jack Buetel, Jane Russell, Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell
Music by Victor Young (uncredited)
Cinematography Gregg Toland
Edited by Wallace Grissell
Production company Howard Hughes Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Release dates February 5, 1943
Running time 116 minutes
Country United States