- Directed by: Martin Ritt
- Cast: Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes
- Year: 1957
- Duration: 85min
- Certificate: CERT TBC
- Type: Film
Army deserter Axel Nordmann (John Cassavetes in his first starring role) finds employment in a New York railroad yard where is immediately taken under the wing of easy-going freight car loader Tommy Tyler (Sidney Poitier). A close friendship develops between the two men when Axel’s arrival incurs the enmity of the site’s tough hiring boss.
Showing as part of our Sidney Poitier season.