Encyclopedia > Bad Day at Black Rock

  Article Content

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 film which tells the story of a stranger who comes to a small town to give the father of a Japanese-American soldier the medals that his son won. But he encounters a mystery that permeates the entire town. It stars Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan[?], Anne Francis[?], Dean Jagger[?], Walter Brennan[?], John Ericson[?], Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin.

The movie was adapted by Don McGuire[?] and Millard Kaufman[?] from the story Bad Day at Hondo by Howard Breslin[?]. It was directed by John Sturges[?].

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Spencer Tracy), Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Great River, New York

... 29.0% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 104.2 males. Fo ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 79.4 ms