Best Docudrama Movies of the 1950s

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Glen or Glenda

DIRECTED_BY: Ed Wood
WRITTEN_BY: Ed Wood
STARRING: Dolores Fuller,Ed Wood,Bela Lugosi,Lyle Talbot,Conrad Brooks,Daniel Davis,Timothy Farrell,Tommy Haynes
IMDB_ID: tt0045826
GENRE: LGBT,Sexploitation film,Indie film,Cult film,Drama,Docudrama,Comedy
SUBJECTS: Transgender
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1953
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Dam Busters

The Dam Busters

DIRECTED_BY: Michael Anderson
WRITTEN_BY: Guy Gibson,Paul Brickhill
STARRING: Richard Todd,Ernest Clark,Patrick Barr,Michael Redgrave,Ursula Jeans,Basil Sydney,Charles Carson,Patrick McGoohan,Stanley Van Beers,Colin Tapley
IMDB_ID: tt0046889
GENRE: War film,Action Film,Thriller,Action/Adventure,Docudrama
SUBJECTS: World War II,Aviation
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1954
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Hellcats of the Navy

Hellcats of the Navy

DIRECTED_BY: Nathan H. Juran
STARRING: Harry Lauter,Nancy Reagan,Ronald Reagan,Arthur Franz,William "Bill" Phillips,Robert Arthur,Selmer Jackson,Joe Turkel,Michael Garth,Maurice Manson
IMDB_ID: tt0050500
GENRE: War film,Action/Adventure,Action Film,Combat Films,Docudrama,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1957
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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His Majesty O'Keefe

His Majesty O'Keefe

DIRECTED_BY: Byron Haskin
WRITTEN_BY: Borden Chase,James Hill
STARRING: Burt Lancaster,Joan Rice,André Morell,Benson Fong,Abraham Sofaer,Lloyd Berrell,Tessa Prendergast,Philip Ahn,Archie Savage,Charles Horvath
IMDB_ID: tt0045876
GENRE: Adventure Film,Action Film,Film adaptation,Action/Adventure,Docudrama,Period piece,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1954-01-16
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery

DIRECTED_BY: John Stix,Charles Guggenheim
WRITTEN_BY: Richard T. Heffron
STARRING: Steve McQueen,David Clarke,Crahan Denton,Molly McCarthy,James Dukas,Martha Gable,Larry Gerst,Boyd Williams,Frank Novotny,Nell Roberts
IMDB_ID: tt0052862
GENRE: Film noir,Crime Fiction,Suspense,Docudrama,Caper story
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1959
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

DIRECTED_BY: John Brahm
WRITTEN_BY: James O'Hanlon,Crane Wilbur
STARRING: Susan Whitney,Sherry Jackson,Gilbert Roland,Jay Novello,Frank Silvera,Richard Hale,Sammy Ogg,Carl Milletaire
IMDB_ID: tt0044905
GENRE: Christian film,Docudrama,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1952-08-20
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Killer That Stalked New York

DIRECTED_BY: Earl McEvoy
WRITTEN_BY: Milton Lehman,Harry Essex
STARRING: Evelyn Keyes,Billy Bishop,Charles Korvin,Dorothy Malone,Lola Albright,Richard Egan
IMDB_ID: tt0042643
GENRE: Film noir,Black-and-white,Docudrama,Crime Thriller,Crime Fiction
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1950-12-01
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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A Man Escaped

DIRECTED_BY: Robert Bresson
WRITTEN_BY: Robert Bresson
STARRING: Charles Le Clainche,François Leterrier,Roland Monod,Maurice Beerblock,Jacques Ertaud,Jean Paul Delhumeau
IMDB_ID: tt0049902
GENRE: Art film,World cinema,Docudrama,Drama,Prison film
SUBJECTS: Prison
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1956
COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French Language

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Die Windrose

DIRECTED_BY: Sergei Gerasimov,Joris Ivens,Yannick Bellon,Alberto Cavalcanti,Gillo Pontecorvo,Alex Viany
WRITTEN_BY: Jorge Amado,Alberto Cavalcanti,Vladimir Solomonovich Pozner,Franco Solinas,José Hipolito Trigueirinho Neto
STARRING: Angela Brunner,Aracy Cardoso,Valdo César,Marlene França,Armida Gianassi,Yves Montand,Vanja Orico,Carla Pozzi,Simone Signoret,Aurélio Teixeira
IMDB_ID: tt0051197
GENRE: Docudrama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1957-03-08
COUNTRY: Germany,Brazil,Soviet Union
LANGUAGE: Italian Language,Russian Language

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The Phenix City Story

The Phenix City Story

DIRECTED_BY: Phil Karlson
STARRING: Richard Kiley,John McIntire,John Larch
IMDB_ID: tt0048488
GENRE: Film noir,Crime Fiction,Black-and-white,Thriller,Docudrama,Crime Drama,Social problem film,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1955
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Madeleine

DIRECTED_BY: David Lean
WRITTEN_BY: Stanley Haynes,Nicholas Phipps
STARRING: Ann Todd,Norman Wooland,Ivan Desny,André Morell,Patricia Raine,Barry Jones,Leslie Banks,Barbara Everest,Elizabeth Sellars,Eugene Deckers
IMDB_ID: tt0042700
GENRE: Crime Fiction,Period piece,Trial drama,Docudrama,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1950-02-14
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Three Came Home

DIRECTED_BY: Jean Negulesco
WRITTEN_BY: Nunnally Johnson
STARRING: Patric Knowles,Sessue Hayakawa,Claudette Colbert,Florence Desmond,Sylvia Andrew,Mark Keuning,Sung Li,Howard Chuman,Alex Frazer,Phyllis Morris
IMDB_ID: tt0043041
GENRE: Black-and-white,War film,Film adaptation,Docudrama,Drama,Biographical film
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1950-02-20
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Gene Krupa Story

DIRECTED_BY: Don Weis
STARRING: James Darren,Susan Kohner,Susan Oliver,Sal Mineo,Yvonne Craig,Bobby Troup,Buddy Lester,Anita O'Day,Celia Lovsky,Shelly Manne
IMDB_ID: tt0052840
GENRE: Musical,Biographical film,Docudrama,Comedy-drama,Period piece,Drama,Musical Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1959-12
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Beau James

DIRECTED_BY: Melville Shavelson
STARRING: Bob Hope,Vera Miles,Alexis Smith
IMDB_ID: tt0050175
GENRE: Biographical film,Docudrama,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1957-06-07
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Back of Beyond

DIRECTED_BY: John Heyer
WRITTEN_BY: Douglas Stewart,Janet Heyer,John Heyer,Roland Robinson
IMDB_ID: tt0346557
GENRE: Docudrama
SUBJECTS: Outback
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1954
COUNTRY: Australia
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Baron of Arizona

DIRECTED_BY: Samuel Fuller
WRITTEN_BY: Samuel Fuller
STARRING: Beulah Bondi,Vincent Price,Reed Hadley,Ellen Drew,Vladimir Sokoloff,Robert Barrat,Margia Dean
IMDB_ID: tt0042229
GENRE: Archives and records,Western,Action/Adventure,Docudrama,Drama,Historical fiction,Biographical film
SUBJECTS: James Reavis
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1950-03-04
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Children of Hiroshima

DIRECTED_BY: Kaneto Shindo
STARRING: Nobuko Otowa
IMDB_ID: tt0044497
GENRE: Black-and-white,War film,Horror,Docudrama,Propaganda film,Drama,Japanese Movies
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1952-08-06
COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese Language

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The Two-Headed Spy

DIRECTED_BY: André De Toth
WRITTEN_BY: Michael Wilson,Alfred Lewis Levitt
STARRING: Jack Hawkins,Gia Scala,Erik Schumann,Alexander Knox,Felix Aylmer,Walter Hudd,Edward Underdown,Laurence Naismith,Geoffrey Bayldon,Kenneth Griffith
IMDB_ID: tt0052327
GENRE: Spy film,Thriller,War film,Docudrama,Mystery,Action Film,Drama,Historical fiction
SUBJECTS: World War II
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1958-11-17
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Operation Amsterdam

DIRECTED_BY: Michael McCarthy
STARRING: Peter Finch,Eva Bartok,Tony Britton,Alfred Burke,Alexander Knox,Melvyn Hayes,Christopher Rhodes,Malcolm Keen,Oscar Quitak,Tim Turner
IMDB_ID: tt0053140
GENRE: War film,Action Film,Thriller,Heist film,Docudrama,Caper story,Drama
SUBJECTS: World War II
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1959
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Go, Man, Go!

Go, Man, Go!

DIRECTED_BY: James Wong Howe
STARRING: Dane Clark,Sidney Poitier,Ruby Dee
IMDB_ID: tt0047032
GENRE: Docudrama,Drama,Biographical film
SUBJECTS: Basketball
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1954
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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