Brother John 50 years old

Brother John just blew into town...and the town is about to blow apart!

An enigmatic man (Sidney Poitier) returns to his Alabama hometown as his sister is dying of cancer and incites the suspicion of notable town officials.

Credits

Ramon Bieri
Ramon Bieri

Orly Ball

Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier

John Kane

Michael Bell
Michael Bell

Cleve

Bradford Dillman
Bradford Dillman

Lloyd Thomas

Beverly Todd
Beverly Todd

Louisa MacGill

Paul Winfield
Paul Winfield

Henry Birkardt

Brother John Cast

Name Character
Paul Winfield He was 32, 64 years old when he died as Henry Birkardt
Warren J. Kemmerling He was 47, 80 years old when he died as George
Sidney Poitier He was 44, now 94 years old as John Kane
Beverly Todd She was 25, now 75 years old as Louisa MacGill
Bradford Dillman He was 41, 87 years old when he died as Lloyd Thomas
Michael Bell He was 33, now 83 years old as Cleve
Harry Davis She was 15, 37 years old when she died as Turnkey
Ramon Bieri He was 42, 71 years old when he died as Orly Ball
Richard Ward He was 56, 64 years old when he died as Frank
Will Geer He was 69, 76 years old when he died as Doc Thomas
Lincoln Kilpatrick He was 39, 72 years old when he died as Charley Gray
P. Jay Sidney He was 56, 81 years old when he died as Rev. MacGill
Zara Cully She was 79, 86 years old when she died as Miss Nettie
Howard Rice as Jimmy
Darlene Rice as Marsha

Brother John Crew

Name Department
Albert Brenner as Art Direction. He was 45 (now 95) years old Art
James Goldstone as Director. He was 40 (68) years old when He died Directing
Guy C. Verhille as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Edward A. Biery as Editor. He was 50 (92) years old when He died Editing
Ernest Kinoy as Writer. He was 46 (89) years old when He died Writing
Quincy Jones as Original Music Composer. He was 38 (now 88) years old Sound
Joel Glickman as Producer. Production
Gerald Perry Finnerman as Director of Photography. Camera
Brother John poster
Brother John (50 years)

Brother John just blew into town...and the town is about to blow apart!

  • Release day: Sunday, August 15, 1971
  • Runtime: 95 minutes