The Defiant Ones is a 1958 drama film which tells the story of two escaped prisoners, one white and one black, who are shackled together and who must co-operate in order to survive. It stars Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Cara Williams, Charles McGraw, and Lon Chaney, Jr. Ivan Dixon was a stunt double for Sidney Poitier The film was adapted by Harold Jacob Smith from the story by Nedrick Young, originally credited as Nathan E. Douglas. It was directed by Stanley Kramer. Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, of the Our Gang comedies, has a small role. It was his last before his death. Two...
|Release date:||July 1958|
|Directed by:||Stanley Kramer|
|Screenplay by:||Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith|