Brute Force

Brute Force (1947)

Power Packed Picture!

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1947-07-10
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 95 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mark Hellinger Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?

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    Writing Richard Brooks Screenplay
    Camera William H. Daniels Director of Photography
    Sound Miklós Rózsa Original Music Composer
    Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Rosemary Odell Costume Design
    Editing Edward Curtiss Editor
    Directing Jules Dassin Director
    Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
    Art Bernard Herzbrun Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Carmen Dirigo Hairstylist
    Production Mark Hellinger Producer
    Writing Robert Patterson Story
    Art John DeCuir Art Direction
    Production Jules Buck Associate Producer
    Directing Fred Frank Assistant Director
    Art Charles Wyrick Set Decoration
    Sound Charles Felstead Sound
    Sound Robert Pritchard Sound