The Lost Man Movie Review 1969

Information and Film Reviews for The Lost Man the Movie

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Odd, updated remake of 1947's "Odd Man Out," which was based on the novel by F.L. Green. Jason (Poitier) leads a group of black militants in robbing a factory in order to provide money for some civil rights organizations. Two are killed during the crime, which leads to various police shootouts. Meanwhile, Jason enlists the help of white social worker Cathy (Shimkus) to help him escape the country.


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Available on VHS
Running time 122 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Crime Drama, African America
Robert Arthur
Sidney Poitier, Joanna Shimkus, Al Freeman, Michael (Lawrence) Tolan, Richard Dysart, Paul Winfield, Bernie Hamilton, Dolph Sweet, David Steinberg
Gerald Perry Finnerman
Robert Arthur
Quincy Jones
Universal Pictures

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