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The Raid

The Raid(1954)

Also Known As: Affair at St. Albans |

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Brief Synopsis

A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.

Cast & Crew

Hugo Fregonese Director
Van Heflin Maj. Neal Benton, also known as Neal Swayze
Anne Bancroft Katy Bishop
Richard Boone Capt. Lionel Foster
Lee Marvin Lt. Keating
Tommy Rettig Larry Bishop
Peter Graves Capt. Frank Dwyer
Douglas Spencer Reverend Lucas
Paul Cavanagh Col. Tucker
Will Wright Josiah Anderson
James Best Lt. Robinson
John Dierkes Corp. Fred Dean
Helen Ford Delphine Coates

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 20 Aug 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  EBX; UCLA has 35mm print R-FB0000072215, M18980; A
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp., Panoramic Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  82-83 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,409    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Fabulous Movie

    Benny Benjamin 2010-06-12

    I was just watching the History channel series on the States and they made mention of this event of the Civil War. I was telling my wife what a great movie... MORE>

  • should be remade

    ric pantale 2009-08-15

    This is a fine film about a little known incident of the American Civil War.It should be re-made, and because of that I've almost completed my... MORE>

  • One of the best movies made.

    Dennis Comer 2006-05-24

    I watch a lot westerns. and The Raid ranks among the best that I have ever seen. It portrays the southerner as real people in this country with feelings... MORE>