Staying clear of the well-beaten track,
they ran--but they couldn't unpack
Wherever they went,
it wouldn't relent--
the past kept on pulling them back
Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Paul Valentine in Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947). A tag-line for the film read: "A man - Trying to run away from his past... A woman - Trying to escape her future."