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Face of Fire


Director [[Performer~P80577~Albert Band~albertband]] is also a screenwriter, and this is his second drama based on a story by [[Performer~P15630~Stephen Crane~stephencrane]] (his first screenplay was 1951's Red Badge of Courage). Band's interpretation of Crane's story The Monster, is a slow, pedestrian rendition of the emotional upheaval of a lowly handyman, Monk Johnson ([[Performer~P76027~James Whitmore~jameswhitmore]]). Johnson works for a local doctor and is a friend of everyone in town when disaster...more