The Burning Cross

Category: Crime
Recently returned from WWII combat, unable to find a job, finding his sweetheart engaged to another man, and generally aware of the changes which have occurred in his hometown while he was away, a young man becomes easily talked into joining the Ku Klux Klan. Banned by the Virginia Board of Censors, and financed independently because no bank would loan money for it.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1947-09-01
Run time: 77 minute / 1:17
Director: Walter Colmes
Writer: Aubrey Wisberg
Production Company : Somerset Pictures Corp.
Production Country: United States of America


Henry H. Daniels Jr.
as Johnny Larimer
Virginia Patton
as Doris Green
Dick Rich
as Lud Harris
Betty Roadman
as Agatha Larimer
Raymond Bond
as Dad Larimer
Matt Willis
as Mort Dauson
Alexander Pope
as Howard Gibbons
Joel Fluellen
as Charlie West
John Fostini
as Tony Areni
Walden Boyle
as Investigator Walter Strickland
Jack Shutta
as Police Lt. Ira Hill
John Doucette
as Toby Mason
Herb Vigran
as Jim Todd
Ted Stanhope
as Bill Elkins
Richard Bailey
as Eddie "Pel" Pelham
Madie Norman
as Kitty West
Glen Allen
as Bobby West
Ross Elliott
as The Murdered Picket
Marion Brown
Mollie MacIntosh
Marjorie Manners
Betty McMahon
Helen Servis
Peggy Wynne
Jamesson Shade
Tom Daly
Mike Donovan
Rory Mallinson
William Murphy
Herbert Wilms
Victor Zimmerman
Tom Kennedy
as Police Station Sergeant (bit)
Clinton Rosemond
as Grandpa West (bit)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
as Shoeshiner (extra)
Costume & Make-Up
Ted Larsen Makeup Artist

Aubrey Wisberg Screenplay

Walter Strenge Director of Photography

Jacques Mapes Set Designer

Jason H. Bernie Editor

George Bahr Property Master

Walter Colmes Director

Walter Colmes Co-Producer

Ralph Stanley Original Music Composer

George Moskov Assistant Director

Selvyn Levinson Idea

Frank Sylos Art Direction

Ferol Redd Sound

Costume & Make-Up
James H. Wade Wardrobe Supervisor

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