The Intruder (The Stranger)
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The Intruder (The Stranger)
The Intruder was not only Roger Corman's most daring and unusual film, but a unique movie in the history of cinema, as one of the few theatrical feature films to deal with school desegregation in the South. William Shatner gives the performance of a lifetime as Adam Cramer, a sly, rabble-rousing racist who travels the South in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board of Education decision, fomenting protests and riots and organizing white citizens groups with himself at their head. By turns quietly soft-spoken and boldly charismatic, Cramer arrives in a small town where the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Shatner gives a very scary performance (this was pre-"Star Trek"). Corman's direction is gritty and uncompromising."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"...suffers from an amateurish vibe that extends to virtually every aspect of the proceedings."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Hollywood should continually revisit the film for an example of how to tell a socially significant story without preaching"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
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