The Fugitive Kind

by Sidney Lumet 1h59min United States 1959
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The Fugitive Kind
by Sidney Lumet

Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.

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  • Marlon Brando : Val Xavier
  • Anna Magnani : Lady Torrance
  • Joanne Woodward : Carol Cutrere
  • And with: Maureen Stapleton, Victor Jory, Sally Gracie, R.G. Armstrong


  • Director Sidney Lumet
  • Scenario Tennessee Williams, Meade Roberts
  • Original work author Tennessee Williams
  • Photo director Boris Kaufman
  • Set Design Gene Callahan
  • Costume Design Frank L. Thompson
  • Sound James A. Gleason, Philip Gleason
  • Editing Carl Lerner
  • Original music Kenyon Hopkins
  • Producer Martin Jurow, Richard Shepherd
  • Production Compagny Pennebaker Productions
  • Distributor Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1959
  • Release date for France12/14/1961
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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