The Brave One (1956 film)

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The Brave One is a 1956 American drama film directed by Irving Rapper and starring Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., and Elsa Cárdenas. It tells the story of a Mexican boy who tries to save his beloved bull Gitano from a deadly duel against a champion matador.

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The Brave One
DVD cover
Directed byIrving Rapper
Screenplay byHarry S. Franklin
Merrill G. White
Story byDalton Trumbo (credited as Robert Rich)
Based onCorrida de Toros Original Screenplay (170 pages) by Juan Duval; died before film production; uncredited [citation needed]
Produced byFrank King
StarringMichel Ray
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
Elsa Cárdenas
Carlos Navarro
Joi Lansing
CinematographyJack Cardiff
Edited byHarry S Franklin and Merrill G. White
Music byVictor Young
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • October 26, 1956 (1956-10-26)[1]
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Brave One was the last film to win the Academy Award for Best Story before the award was discontinued, and was nominated for two other Academy Awards: Best Film Editing and Best Sound Recording, but was not a box office or critical success.