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Bad Day at Black Rock (Bad Day at Hondo) (1955)

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Starring (View all)
Francis McDonald Francis McDonald
Tall - White-haired Cafe Lounger
Harry Harvey Harry Harvey
First Train Conductor
Robert Griffin Robert Griffin
Second Train Conductor
Mickey Little Mickey Little
Cafe Lounger
K.L. Smith K.L. Smith
Cafe Lounger
Russell Collins Russell Collins
Mr. Hastings
Lee Marvin Lee Marvin
Hector David


Written by
Don McGuire Don McGuire
(adaptation)
Millard Kaufman Millard Kaufman
(screen play)


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BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK

12 years, 3 months ago at Jul 20 8:30
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"Bad Day at Black Rock" is a riveting suspense thriller with several memorable performances from a first rate cast. Spencer Tracy (in one of his best roles) excels as John J. MacReedy who is in Black Rock to take a medal to the father of one of his wartime colleagues now that the war is over. He encounters unexpected resentment and hostility from some of the residents, in particular from Robert Ry... read more
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Description: It's 1945, a couple of weeks after the official end of the war. For the first time in four years, the streamliner stops in the small American western desert town of Black Rock, and off the train steps John J. Macreedy. Wearing a suit, he's a middle aged man with a lame left arm who has never been to Black Rock. Without even knowing who he is or what his story is, the townsfolk are suspicious of Macreedy. They learn that he is only in town for 24 hours when the streamliner will pick him up the next day to take him to Los Angeles, where he will "restart" his life. His trip to Black Rock is to speak to a Japanese-American ... (more)
Release date: 15 May 1955
UPC: 012569690226
Tags: Western (9), Drama (9), Train (8), Thriller (7), 1950s (7), Chase (6), Secret (6), 1955 (6), Murder (5), Sheriff (4), Quest (3), Japanese American (3), Stranger (3), 300 Greatest Films (3), Mystery (2), Fights (2), Fight (2), Action (2), Color (2), Car Chase (2)
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