Fury*

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Fury*

  • 1936 ----- b & w ----- 94 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Fritz Lang, screenplay by Bartlett Cormack, Fritz Lang based on the story Mob Rule by Norman Krasna; with Spencer Tracy, Sylvia Sidney, Walter Abel, Edward Ellis, Walter Brennan, Bruce Cabot) Still a timely drama of lynch mobs and mob rule in a small town, making a hardened criminal of an innocent man. Fritz Lang's first American film contains all those elements by which his work is identifiable. "The schematic view of fate, the lighting and design, the stylized movements of the lynchers all relate to the theatrical wing of the German Expressionist movement; Lang brings a heavy battery of advanced stagecraft to the small-town American Southern setting."--Pauline Kael (Funded by the Department of Comparative Literature) (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
  • Topics: (Community Life, Discrimination, Law, Motion Pictures: Features, United States)