Band of Angels Movie Review 1957

Information and Film Reviews for Band of Angels the Movie

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Orphaned Amantha (De Carlo) learns she has African-American blood and since it's the pre-Civil War era she promptly winds up on the auction block. She becomes both the property and the mistress of mysterious New Orleans landowner Hamish Bond (Gable). Then the Civil War comes along bringing threats and revelations. De Carlo looks properly sultry but this is a weak attempt at costume drama. Based on the novel by Robert Penn Warren.

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Available on VHS
Running time 127 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Civil War, Period Piece: 19th Century, Slavery, New Orleans
Screenplay
John Twist, Ivan Goff
Cast
Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist, Rex Reason, Patric Knowles, Torin Thatcher, Andrea King, Ray Teal
Director
Raoul Walsh
Music
Max Steiner
Producer
Warner Bros.

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