Fury

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Fury

Fritz Lang
USA, 1936
94min, OF

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Fury

Fritz Lang
USA, 1936
, 94min, OF

Cast: 
Spencer Tracy
Sylvia Sidney
Walter Abel
Bruce Cabot
Erward Ellis
Walter Brennan
George Walcott
Frank Albertson
Arthur Stone
Morgan Wallace
George Chandler
Roger Gray
Edwin Maxwell
Howard Hickman
Jonathan Hale
Leila Bennett
Esther Dale
Helene Flint
Cast: 
Producer
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Screenplay: 
Fritz Lang
Bartlett Cormack
nach der Kurzgeschichte «Mob Rule» von Norman Krasna
Sound: 
Douglas Shearer
Camera: 
Joseph Ruttenberg
Editor: 
Frank Sullivan
William LeVanway
Composer: 
Franz Waxman
Decoration: 
Cedric Gibbons
William A. Horning
Edwin B. Willis
Costume: 
Dolly Tree

Production: 
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Loew’s Inc., New York
Format: 
35 mm
Black/White

FURY is Fritz Lang's first American film. It is a ferocious drama attacking lynching, a major social problem in the United States at the time. It also allegorically refers to problems in Nazi Germany, and the rise of Nazi led attacks against Jewish civilians on the streets there. The fact that the hero is lynched recalls the finale of both METROPOLIS and M.