Hurry Sundown

Hurry Sundown (1967)

Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, draft dodging husband, Henry. Now the combine must also obtain two smaller plots - one owned by Henry's cousin Rad McDowell, a combat veteran with a wife and family; the other by Reeve Scott, a young black man whose mother had been Julie's childhood Mammy. But neither Rad nor Reeve is interested in selling and they form an unprecedented black and white partnership to improve their land. Although infuriated by the turn of events, Henry remains determined to push through the big land deal. And when Reeve's mother Rose dies, Henry tries to persuade his wife to charge Reeve with illegal ownership of his property, confident the the bigoted Judge Purcell will rule against a Negro.

  • Horton Foote
  • Thomas C. Ryan
  • Otto Preminger
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  • Release Date: 1967-02-09
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 146

Michael Caine

Henry Warren

Robert Hooks

Reeve Scott

Jim Backus

Carter Sillens

Frank Converse

Rev. De Lavery

Robert Reed

Lars Finchley

Burgess Meredith

Judge Purcell

Jane Fonda

Julie Ann Warren

John Phillip Law

Rad McDowell

Diahann Carroll

Vivian Thurlow

Faye Dunaway

Lou McDowell

George Kennedy

Sheriff Coombs

Luke Askew

Dolph Higginson

Beah Richards

Rose Scott

Doro Merande

Ada Hemmings

Madeleine Sherwood

Eula Purcell

Rex Ingram

Prof. Thurlow
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