The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir directed by Orson Welles and starring Welles, Edward G. Robinson, and Loretta Young. The film was based on a screenplay written by Victor Trivas, which was nominated for an Academy Award. Sam Spiegel (credited as “S.P. Eagle”) was the film’s producer, and the film’s musical score is by Bronisław Kaper.
The film was made by International Pictures, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The copyright on the film originally belonged to The Haig Corporation, but the film is in the public domain because the producers did not renew the copyright in 1973.
Directed by Orson Welles
Produced by S.P. Eagle
Screenplay by Anthony Veiller, Decla Dunning, John Huston, Orson Welles
Story by Victor Trivas
Starring Orson Welles, Loretta Young, Edward G. Robinson
Cinematography Russell Metty
Production company International Pictures
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release dates July 2, 1946
Running time 95 minutes
Country United States