Reign of Terror is a 1949 drama film set in the French Revolution. Plotters seek to bring down Maximilien Robespierre and end his bloodthirsty Reign of Terror. Although ostensibly an historical thriller, the film also has the characteristics of film noir in style, and numerous elements of chase films. Already the most powerful man in France, Maximilien Robespierre wants to become the nation's dictator. He summons François Barras, the only man who can nominate him before the National Convention. Barras refuses to do so and goes into hiding. Meanwhile, patriot Charles D'Aubigny secretly kills...
|Release date:||October 15, 1949|
|Directed by:||Anthony Mann|
|Producer:||William Cameron Menzies|
|Editor:||Fred Allen, Fred Allen|
|Music by:||Sol Kaplan|
|Screenplay by:||Philip Yordan, Aeneas MacKenzie|