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John Brown's Raid (1960)

White abolitionist John Brown and twenty of his men attempt to start an armed slave revolt in 1859 by seizing a U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Based on true events.

Director:

Sidney Lumet

Writer:

Robert J. Crean
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wesley Addy ... Col. Lewis Washington
Roberts Blossom ... Stevens
James Broderick ... Watson Brown
Thomas A. Carlin Thomas A. Carlin ... Leeman
Ossie Davis ... Dangerfield Newby
Robert Duvall
Timmy Everett Timmy Everett ... Dauphin
Robert Gerringer
James Greene
Earle Hyman ... Emperor Greene
James Mason ... John Brown
Tim O'Connor ... Doctor
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White abolitionist John Brown and twenty of his men attempt to start an armed slave revolt in 1859 by seizing a U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Based on true events.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1960 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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