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No Way Out (1950)

NR 08/16/1950 (US) CrimeDramaThriller 1h 46m

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Robbers Ray Biddle and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks, the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray accuses the doctor of murdering him. Blind with rage, Ray works to turn the white community of the city against Brooks, who finds an unlikely ally in the dead man's widow, Edie.

  1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

    Director, Writer

  2. Lesser Samuels


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Ray Biddle

  2. Linda Darnell

    Linda Darnell

    Edie Johnson - Mrs. John Biddle

  3. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally

    Dr. Dan Wharton

  4. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Dr. Luther Brooks

  5. Mildred Joanne Smith

    Mildred Joanne Smith

    Cora Brooks

  6. Harry Bellaver

    Harry Bellaver

    George Biddle

  7. Stanley Ridges

    Stanley Ridges

    Dr. Sam Moreland

  8. Dots Johnson

    Dots Johnson

    Lefty Jones - Orderly

  9. Robert Adler

    Robert Adler

    Louie - Assistant Deputy in Hospital Prison Ward (uncredited)

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No Way Out
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Original Language English

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