Purlie Victorious Movie Review 1963

Information and Film Reviews for Purlie Victorious the Movie

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Preacher Purlie (Davis) returns to Georgia and tries to get an inheritance from the plantation owner, "Ol' Cap'n" Cotchipee (Booke), he used to serve. Cotchipee's progressive son (Alda) unexpectedly helps him in his cause. Presentation of Davis's award-winning Broadway hit.

Distribution

MPI Home Video, 16101 S. 108th Ave., Orland Park, IL 60467, Phone: (708)460-0555, Toll-free: 800-323-0442, Fax: (708)873-3177, URL: http://www.mpihomevideo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 93 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from a Play, American South, African America, Inheritance, Scams, Stings & Cons, Clergymen
Screenplay
Ossie Davis
Cast
Sorrell Booke, Beah Richards, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Godfrey Cambridge, Alan Alda
Cinematography
Boris Kaufman
Director
Nicholas Webster
Producer
Hammer Bros

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