Black Legion
Black Legion (1937)

Though this brutal, gripping social drama is based on actual headlines from the 1930s, the story is still disturbingly relevant as it follows the descent of an embittered autoworker who gets involved with a deadly racist organization after… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 30, 1937
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
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A gripping social drama based on the newspaper headlines of the day.

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David Cornelius

An interesting example of Hollywood message movies of the 30s and a curious snapshot of a star on the rise.

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Aj V
This movie is a realistic, but boring drama about a man who joins the kkk because he looses his job and blames it on foreigners. He later realizes it was a bad… More
Michael Gildea
Black Legion is one of the 30s Warner Bros. movies that had to have been based off a newspaper or magazine article and played up with a heavy-handed but… More
Alec Barniskis
Not a great movie, but still an undeniably important piece of anti-fascist American cinema.