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The Well (1951)

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86 min | Drama, Thriller

A small, racially-mixed American town succumbs to violence and utter mayhem after a white man suspected of kidnapping a missing black girl is released by the white authority.
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Directors
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Russell Rouse (written for the screen by) | Clarence Greene (written for the screen by)
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Chester W. Schaeffer (as Chester Schaeffer)
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Release date
Sep 24, 1951 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Gwendolyn Laster
Carolyn Carolyn   See fewer
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Richard Rober
Ben Kellog Ben Kellog   See fewer
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Maidie Norman
Mrs. Crawford Mrs. Crawford   See fewer
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George Hamilton
Grandfather Grandfather   See fewer
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Ernest Anderson
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Dick Simmons
Mickey Mickey   See fewer
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Margaret Wells
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Jess Kirkpatrick
Quigley Quigley   See fewer
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Roy Engel
Gleason Gleason   See fewer
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Alfred Grant
Gaines Gaines   See fewer
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Edwin Max
Milkman (as Ed Max) Milkman (as Ed Max)   See fewer
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Guy Beach
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Harry Morgan
Claude Packard (as Henry Morgan) Claude Packard (as Henry Morgan)   See fewer
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Barry Kelley
Sam Packard (as Barry Kelly) Sam Packard (as Barry Kelly)   See fewer
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Walter Kelley
Chip (as Walter Kelly) Chip (as Walter Kelly)   See fewer
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Elzie Emanuel
Student Student   See fewer
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Tom Powers
Mayor Mayor   See fewer
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Bill Walker
Dr. Billings Dr. Billings   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
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Rodney Bell
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Robert Bice
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Nick Borgani
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Wesley Gale
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
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Renny McEvoy
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Frank Mills
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Charles Joseph Patterson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anna Prowse
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Robert Robinson
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7.2 / 10 | 597 votes