A powerful social drama that sent Poitier's stock soaring. Prior to this film, he'd only made a documentary, and NO WAY OUT proved to be the picture that made him an actor to be reckoned with. Poitier is a doctor in a county hospital that serves a slum area. The place is run by McNally, who
believes in giving young physicians a chance to show their mettle no matter what color they are. Widmark and Bellaver are brought to the prison ward of the hospital, the result of having been in a gun battle. Poitier attempts to save Bellaver's life, but the man dies; Portier suspects the death is
the result of more than just the gunshot wound. Widmark, in another of his "crazy"...