The Man Who Dared (1946 film)

The Man Who Dared is a 1946 film directed by John Sturges. It tells the story of a reporter who concocts a false case so as to get himself convicted for first degree murder. He does this to prove that the death sentence can be given based on circumstantial evidence and that it is to be done away with.

The Man Who Dared
Directed byJohn Sturges
Produced byLeonard S. Picker
Written byEdward Bock
Malcolm Stuart Boylan
Alex Gottlieb
Maxwell Shane
StarringGeorge Macready
Forrest Tucker
Music byGeorge Duning (uncredited)
CinematographyPhilip Tannura
Edited byCharles Nelson
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • May 30, 1946 (1946-05-30)
Running time
66 min.
CountryUnited States
Budgetless than $100,000[1]


See also


  1. Glenn Lovell, Escape Artist: The Life and Films of John Sturges, University of Wisconsin Press, 2008 p38
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