Intruder in the Dust

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Intruder in the Dust ★★★½ 1949

A small southern community develops a lynch mob mentality when a black man is accused of killing a white man. Powerful, but largely ignored portrait of race relations in the South. Solid performances from the whole cast; filmed in Mississippi. Adapted from a novel by William Faulkner. 87m/B VHS . David Brian, Claude Jarman Jr., Juano Hernandez, Porter Hall, Elizabeth Patterson; D: Clarence Brown; C: Robert L. Surtees.