Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
EMD E7A #103, the locomotive featured at the beginning and end of the film, was originally purchased by the Alton RR and acquired by GM&O in 1947 when it bought out Alton. The producers rented the train and crew for the movie.
Ofcr. Sam Wood:
Where you keeping the pie tonight?
Ralph Henshaw, diner counterman: I ate the last piece just before you came in.
It's still early morning when Harvey Oberst is running for Arkansas (Tibbs wants to catch the noon train). The sun should be on his back, not his face on the bridge.
No uppercase ("capital") letters are used in the opening and closing credits, including the film's title, cast and characters, crew and job titles, and company credits.
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