An African-American prison psychiatrist (Sidney Poitier) finds the boundaries of his professionalism sorely tested when he must counsel a disturbed inmate (Bobby Darin) with bigoted Nazi tendencies. Written by
FILMED IN BLACK, IN WHITE, IN RAGE!... a motion picture without a safety valve!
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The hill where the scene with the imaginary friend was shot would later become the site of the universal theme park. See more
[furiously to the patient
You crud! You vicious, slimy. rotten little crud!
[He slams the door
Let me tell you something. Do you know what I wanted most? Despite what you are and despite what you were, I wanted to help you. I wanted to kill you. I would enjoy to kill you right now with my bare hands. But more than I wanted to kill you, I wanted to help you. Know what that makes me? More than a good man that makes me a doctor!
The Star-Spangled Banner
Words written by Francis Scott Key
Based on earlier melody by John Stafford Smith
Sung by james See more