About

Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.

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Directed by

Stanley Kramer

Written by

Nedrick Young (Writer)
Harold Jacob Smith (Writer)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One of the great ones!

Cast

Keywords

train freedom swamp hostility escape racism convict mississippi racist man hunt escaped convict south bias chain gang

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director Stanley Kramer