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Intruder in the Dust (1949)

NR 11/22/1949 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 27m

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Overview

Rural Mississippi in the 1940s: Lucas Beauchamp, a local black man with a reputation of not kowtowing to whites, is found standing over the body of a dead white man, holding a pistol that has recently been fired. Quickly arrested for murder and jailed, Beauchamp insists he's innocent and asks the town's most prominent lawyer, Gavin Stevens, to defend him, but Stevens refuses. When a local boy whom Beauchamp has helped in the past and who believes him to be innocent hears talk of a mob taking Beauchamp out of jail and lynching him, he pleads with Stevens to defend Beauchamp at trial and prove his innocence.

  1. Clarence Brown

    Director

  2. William Faulkner

    Novel

  3. Ben Maddow

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. David Brian

    David Brian

    John Gavin Stevens

  2. Claude Jarman Jr.

    Claude Jarman Jr.

    Chick Mallison

  3. Juano Hernández

    Juano Hernández

    Lucas Beauchamp

  4. Porter Hall

    Porter Hall

    Nub Gowrie

  5. Elizabeth Patterson

    Elizabeth Patterson

    Miss Eunice Habersham

  6. Charles Kemper

    Charles Kemper

    Crawford Gowrie

  7. Will Geer

    Will Geer

    Sheriff Hampton

  8. David Clarke

    David Clarke

    Vinson Gowrie

  9. Elzie Emanuel

    Aleck

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Intruder in the Dust
Intruder in the Dust

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Original Language English

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