The Sound of Fury

Synopsis: The unemployed Howard Tyler is desperate for a job since he is married with children and his wife Judyis pregnant. When he meets the "bon vivant" Jerry Slocum, the stranger offers a job position to Howard. Soon he learns that Jerry is a small-time thief and his job would be to drive the getaway car after the heist. Howard improves the life of his family and tells that he is working in the night shift of a factory. Meanwhile, the journalist Gil Stanton that works in a tabloid is assigned by the owner to promote the thefts to increase the selling of newspaper. When Jerry kidnaps the son of a millionaire, he brutally kills the man and forces Howard to help him to dump the corpse in the sea. Then he asks for ransom to the family. When the boy is found, Stanton incites the population telling that the abductors are monsters. When Howard and Jerry are arrested, a mob threatens their lives in front of the police station. How will the police officers protect the prisoners?
Director(s): Cy Endfield
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
91 min

I tell you friends,

the world's going to the devil

and the dive bomber!

And you're diving with it!

You've got to change your direction!

You've got to zoom up again!

The Lord knows your sins;

all kinds of sins, brother.

What did the great prophet Isaiah say?

"Look ye blind that ye may see!"

You gotta make the Lord your seeing

eye, just as he is mine!

I can see a better world...

a greater world!

Every man shall bear his own burden!

"Whatsoever a man soweth...

that shall he also reap!"

You gotta sow the right stuff!

You have to look in your

hearts and ask yourself...

if you can answer one thing:

How much is each of you guilty for all

the evil in the world?

Why do you do the things you do?


- Mister...

- What do you want?

You going to Santa Sierra?

No riders.

Come on. Get in.


No thank you.

One of these? Toothpick.

Santa Sierra, huh?

- Have you been there before?

- I live there.

I was looking for work.

I heard they were hiring at

the chemical plant,

They weren't.

- It's rough.

Maybe you should try up North.


Maybe you'll do better up there.

No, I have to stay where I am.

I have a wife and a kid.

And another one on the way.

They sure drop the net over you,

don't they?

Nobody asked me,

but I figure when a guy gets married

young, he should just cut his throat!

Why do they let a guy get married

before he can vote?

It's criminal!

Leave it to the female gender!

They hook you before you've

got good sense.

Take my old lady...and I'm not kidding.

You want her, you can have her!

Hey, fellow...

you're home.

- So long!

- Good luck to you!


Hello, Howard.

Welcome back.

Hello, Mr. Linden.

Did you ask him about his bill?

Tommy, please!

Tommy, stop that!

- Then I won't go to school!

Yes, you will! Stop complaining

and put on that shoe.

Put it on!

When you get back, maybe

we'll go to the zoo.

I don't want to go to the zoo!

- Alright, have it your way.

Hey, Pop! Mom promised me a quarter

for the baseball game.

Now she won't give it to me.

How are you darling?

- Fine.

Can I have a quarter, Pop?

You look tired.

- I didn't sleep much last night.

My whole club is going to baseball

and it costs a quarter.

All the other kids are going!

They are?

Here, will this do it?

50 cents!


You got a job.

Go to the baseball game

and buy two hot dogs.

Gee, Pop. Thanks a lot!

Bye Mom, I'm late!

Tell me what happened.

- Did you go to the doctor?

Forget about that.

Tell me about the job.

Judy, honey, you promised me.

They've got good doctors at that

clinic. The best in town.

Do we really need a doctor yet?

I knew you'd get a job.

Now we can pay for my own doctor.

Tell me what happened.

Tell me about the job!

There isn't any job.

But you just gave Tommy

half a dollar.

Why did you do that?

Because I wanted to.

You wanted to?

- Yes, I wanted to.

My kid can go to a

baseball game, can't he?

Not when we owe money for groceries.

Last night I needed

50 cents more to buy eggs.

We'll do without them. Don't pick on

me now. I've been up all night.

Begging for groceries,

begging doctors.

Is that what we came

to California for?

You know what we came

to California for.

You wanted to come as much as I did.

Can I help it if a million other guys

had the same idea?

I wish we were back home.

At least we weren't beggars.

Judy, don't cry.

Please don't cry!

What I can do?

What do you want me to do?

Saut until tender,

then add the wine.

On a low flame.

Now they're going to have

veal scallopini.

From here to heaven, Mike.

When you get tired of the newspaper,

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