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Tobacco Road (1941)

13 Jun

84m; U.S.

Director: John Ford

Cast: Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney and Marjorie Rambeau

Synopsis (IMDB): Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank’s plans to take over the land for more profitable farming; subplots involve the affairs and marriages of son Dude and daughter Ellie May.

 
 

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