Bad Day At Black Rock is almost a genre unto itself. It’s a socially concerned, anti-racist, noir Western. How’s that for a mouthful? The hero, Spencer Tracy, is a wounded veteran who learns that bad things happened to the Japanese American family of one of his ARMY buddies. Two of the nicest people in movies, Robert Ryan and Ernest Borgnine, played racist, hiss provoking villains and played them well. This is a must see 4 star flick.
Here’s the trailer: