The 24th

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  • TV-MA
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 2020
  • Running time: 113 min
The story is based on the Houston riot of 1917 during the Great War in which 156 soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black Twenty-fourth United States Infantry Regiment rioted after disagreements with the Houston Police Department. read more
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The story is based on the Houston riot of 1917 during the Great War in which 156 soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black Twenty-fourth United States Infantry Regiment rioted after disagreements with the Houston Police Department. It took place over a single night and resulted in the deaths of four soldiers and 16 civilians. The rioting soldiers were tried at three courts-martial for mutiny. Nineteen were executed, and 41 were sentenced to life imprisonment.

Original Release

08/21/2020

US Release

08/21/2020

Cast

Thomas Haden Church Col. Norton
Mo McRae Walker
Mykelti Williamson Sgt. Hayes
Aja Naomi King Marie
Tosin Morohunfola Franklin
Rhoda Griffis Elizabeth Norton / Elizabeth
Bashir Salahuddin Big Joe
Trai Byers Boston
Cuyle Carvin Cross
Cranston Johnson Sergeant Clinton / Sgt. Clinton
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kevin Willmott

Writers

Trai Byers, Kevin Willmott

Cast

Thomas Haden Church Col. Norton
Mo McRae Walker
Mykelti Williamson Sgt. Hayes
Aja Naomi King Marie
Tosin Morohunfola Franklin
Rhoda Griffis Elizabeth Norton / Elizabeth
Bashir Salahuddin Big Joe
Trai Byers Boston
Cuyle Carvin Cross
Cranston Johnson Sergeant Clinton / Sgt. Clinton
Derek Russo Evans
Jim Klock Abner Lockhart / Captain Lockhart
Joseph Lee Anderson Davids
Myke Holmes Trolly Conductor
Bruce McKinnon General Barrows / Gen. Barrows
Michael Rose Carter Hammond / Chief Hammond
Lorenzo Yearby Lucky
Tyshon Freeman McGhee
W. Keith Scott 24th Infantry Squad Leader Sergeant
Craig Pearman Train Conductor

Producers

Tony Grazia Executive Producer
Patrick Peach Executive Producer
Jordan Fudge Producer
Alexandra Milchan Producer
Trai Byers Producer
Kevin Willmott Producer
Brandy Byers Producer
Martin Salgo Producer

Editors

Mollie Goldstein

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