Black Fury Poster

Release Date: 1935

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Joe Radek (Paul Muni), an immigrant miner, unwittingly finds himself leading a union of striking workers. Tensions rise when the mining corporation brings in scabs to replace their protesting employees, along with a group of thugs to keep the union quiet. After Joe's best friend, Mike (John T. Qualen), crosses the hired hoodlums, tragedy follows. Mourning the loss of Mike, Joe decides he must take drastic measures to ensure that the mine owners recognize the demands of the strikers.

Cast: Paul Muni, Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane, John Qualen, J. Carrol Naish, Vince Barnett, Henry O'Neill

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Revenge, Rise, Rivalry, Friendship, Quest, Melodramatic, Rousing, 1930s, Best friend


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