This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green. Peter Frye(Dean Stockwell)is a war orphan whose parents were killed in an air raid.He wakes up one morning to find his hair has turned green. He meets with bitter prejudice and hatred from his fellow citizens, yet continues to express a belief that came to him in a vision: all wars must stop. An interesting parable and social commentary, with a fine performance by Stockwell as the alienated youth.
Directed by Joseph Losey Produced by Dore Schary Written by Ben Barzman Betsy Beaton Alfred Lewis Levitt Starring
Dean Stockwell Robert Ryan Barbara Hale Pat O'Brien
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date(s) 16 November 1948
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