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Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Thriller, Crime Fiction, Heist film, Caper story, Crime Drama, DramaRuntime: 95 - 100 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Robert WiseScreenwriter: Abraham Polonsky, Nelson GiddingMusic: John LewisCinematography: Joseph C. BrunStars: Harry Belafonte, Shelley Winters, Robert Ryan, Ed Begley, Gloria Grahame, Zohra Lampert, Richard Bright, Wayne Rogers, Kim Hamilton, Will Kuluva, Carmen de LavalladeProducer: Robert WiseAward details: (details at IMDb)

Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel Productions, a company founded by the film's star, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky to write the script, which is based on a novel by William P. McGivern. As a blacklisted writer Polonsky used a front, John O. Killens, a black novelist and friend of Belafonte's. In 1996, the Writers Guild of America restored Polonsky's credit under his real name. Odds Against Tomorrow is the first noir with a black protagonist. It was the last time Wise shot black-and-white film in the standard aspect ratio, which "gave his films the gritty realism they were known for".

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