The Defiant Ones (1958)

Defiant Ones
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords prison
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Tony Curtis Actor John 'Joker' Jackson 1 1000001
Sidney Poitier Actor Noah Cullen 1 1000002
Theodore Bikel Actor Sheriff Max Muller 1 1000003
Charles McGraw Actor Captain Frank Gibbons 1 1000004
Lon Chaney Actor Big Sam 1 1000005
King Donovan Actor Solly 1 1000006
Claude Akins Actor Mac 1 1000007
Lawrence Dobkin Actor Lou Gans 1 1000008
Carl Switzer Actor Angus 1 1000009
Kevin Coughlin Actor Kid 1 1000010
Cara Williams Actor Woman 1 1000011
Stanley Kramer Director n/a 2 2000001
Stanley Kramer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Nathan Douglas Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Harold Smith Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Paul Helmick Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Sam Leavitt Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Fred Knudtson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ernest Gold Music ("Long Gone") 120781 8000001
William Handy Music n/a 120781 8000002
Chris Smith Theme Lyrics lyrics 120861 8000003
Rudolph Sternad Production Designer production design 164 9000001
Joseph Kish Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Fernando Carrere Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Joe King Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Don Cash Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Jimmy Speak Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Alex Weldon Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Synopsis
Two convicts - one black and the other white - escape from their chain gang in the South, and, through their whole ordeal together, learn to cooperate and put aside all their racial animosities as they try to evade the police.
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