Seven Angry Men
|Seven Angry Men|
|Directed by||Charles Marquis Warren|
|Produced by||Vincent M. Fennelly|
|Written by||Daniel B. Ullman|
|Music by||Carl Brandt|
|Edited by||Richard C. Meyer|
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
|Distributed by||Allied Artists Pictures Corporation|
John Brown (Raymond Massey) is a controversial 19th-century abolitionist. After cutting a bloody swath through Kansas, Brown and his followers take refuge in a warehouse at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, where he meets his own personal Waterloo at the hands of federal troops.
- Raymond Massey as John Brown
- Debra Paget as Elizabeth Clark
- Jeffrey Hunter as Owen Brown
- Larry Pennell as Oliver Brown
- Leo Gordon as Martin White
- John Smith as Frederick Brown
- James Best as Jason Brown
- Dennis Weaver as John Brown Jr.
- Guy Williams as Salmon Brown
- Tom Irish as Watson Brown
- James Anderson as Henry Thompson
- James Edwards as Ned Green
- John Pickard as George Wilson
- Smoki Whitfield as Newby
- Jack Lomas as Doyle
- Robert Simon as Lewis Washington
- Richard H. Cutting as Maj. Beckham (uncredited)
- Lester Dorr as Henry David Thoreau (uncredited)
- Selmer Jackson as Ralph Waldo Emerson (uncredited)
- John Lupton as J.E.B. Stuart (uncredited)
- Robert Osterloh as Robert E. Lee (uncredited)
- Carleton Young as Judge (uncredited)
The film was known as John Brown's Raiders. In July 1954 Walter Mirisch announced the film would be one of 15 Allied Artists would make over the next 6 months. The same month the studio announced that Massey would play Brown.
The New York Times critic called it a "competent if hardly inspired Allied Artists presentation".
- SEVEN ANGRY MEN Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 22, Iss. 252, (Jan 1, 1955): 182.
- Allied Artists Plans Program of 15 Movies Los Angeles Times 2 July 1954: B6.
- DIZZY DEAN TO TRY HAND AS AN ACTOR: Enters Into Pact to Co-star in Movies and TV Series -- Release of 'Jet Pilot' Is Set By THOMAS M. PRYOR New York Times 08 July 1954: 18.
- OKLAHOMA!' FILM GETS NEW DANCES: Agnes De Mille Changing the Choreographic Concept for Big-Screen Version By THOMAS M. PRYORSpecial to The New York Times. 18 Sep 1954: 12.
- H. H. T. (April 2, 1955). "Screen: Misguided Saga; Seven Angry Men' Opens at Palace". The New York Times.