The New Pictures, Dec. 1, 1947

The Fugitive (Argosy; RKO Radio) is based on Graham Greene's novel, The Labyrinthine Ways (TIME, April 8, 1940), set in Mexico during the revolution's purges of the Roman Catholic Church in the '20s and early '30s.

The central figure of the book is a priest in mortal sin. While the hounds of the law bay after the "whiskey priest" from village to village, the Hound of Heaven tracks him down the labyrinthine ways of his own mind. Guilt wrings him like dysentery, leaving nothing but a yearning to do God's will—if only he were...

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