Intruder in the Dust (1949)

Intruder in the Dust (1949)

1h 27min. // After the murder of a white man, the villagers of the rural Mississippi blame a black man for it, basing on vague hypotheses. But from the irrational mass that wants to lynch the suspect, a lawyer, an old woman and a boy appear.

 

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Writing Credits: William Faulkner (novel), Ben Maddow (screenplay)

Starring: David Brian (as John Gavin Stevens), Claude Jarman Jr. (as Chick Mallison), Juano Hernandez (as Lucas Beauchamp), Porter Hall (as Nub Gowrie), Elizabeth Patterson (as Miss Eunice Habersham), Charles Kemper (as Crawford Gowrie) and Will Geer (as Sheriff Hampton)

 

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Awards:

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1949. Top Ten Films.

WON. BAFTA Awards 1951. UN Award.

NOMINATED. New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1949. Best Film.

NOMINATED. New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1949. Best Director. Clarence Brown.

NOMINATED. New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1949. Best Actor. Juano Hernandez.

NOMINATED. Golden Globes, USA 1950. Best Supporting Actor. David Brian.

NOMINATED. Golden Globes, USA 1950. Most Promising Newcomer – Male. Juano Hernandez.

NOMINATED. Writers Guild of America, USA 1950. Best Written American Drama. Ben Maddow.

NOMINATED. Writers Guild of America, USA 1950. The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene). Ben Maddow.

NOMINATED. BAFTA Awards 1951. Best Film from any Source.

 

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