Storm Center (1956) - Rotten Tomatoes

Storm Center (1956)





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In this film, a small-town librarian takes a stand against censorship. The trouble begins when the town fathers ask that she remove a book because they deem it a pro-communist tract and fear it will taint susceptible young minds. She sees the idiocy of their request and defies them.


Bette Davis
as Alicia Hull
Brian Keith
as Paul Duncan
Paul Kelly
as Judge Robert Ellerbe
Kim Hunter
as Martha Lockridge
Kevin Coughlin
as Freddie Slater
Joe Mantell
as George Slater
Sallie Brophy
as Laura Slater
Howard Wierum
as Mayor Levering
Curtis Cooksey
as Stacey Martin
Michael Raffetto
as Edgar Greenbaum
Edward Platt
as Rev. Wilson
Howard Wendell
as Sen. Bascomb
Edith Evanson
as Mrs. Simmons
Joseph Kearns
as Mr. Morrisey
Rudy Lee
as Charlie
Dora Dee Stansauk
as Paswolski Twin
Lora Lee Stansauk
as Paswolski Twin
Eddie Parker
as Fireman
Paul Ryan
as Mr. Fisher
Mildred Hays
as Mrs. Field
Emlen Davies
as Miss Layton
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Audience Reviews for Storm Center


A bit overwrought in execution but the film's message of the dangers of censorship and unfounded gossip is a strong one.

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