The Capture

The Capture is a 1950 American Western film directed by John Sturges and starring Lew Ayres and Teresa Wright.


Lin Vanner is the manager of an oil company. The payroll has been stolen in a holdup. His fiancée urges him to pursue the suspect in hope that he will gain recognition. Deducing the road the robber may have taken over the border with Mexico, he sets out to intercept him. He shoots a man who shouts back at him and does not raise his hands when challenged by Lin.

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    director John Sturges
    editor George Amy
    genre western
    keywords abandon dead man injured kill oil company shout
    musicBy Daniele Amfitheatrof
    producer Niven Busch
    productionCompany Niven Busch Productions
    publisher RKO Radio Pictures