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Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion(1956)

Also Known As: Mr. Birdwell Goes to Battle |

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Brief Synopsis

A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Gary Cooper Jess Birdwell
Dorothy McGuire Eliza Birdwell
Marjorie Main Widow Hudspeth
Anthony Perkins Josh Birdwell
Richard Eyer Little Jess Birdwell
Robert Middleton Sam Jordan
Phyllis Love Mattie Birdwell
Mark Richman Gard Jordan
Walter Catlett Professor Quigley
Richard Hale Elder Purdy
Theodore Newton Army Major Harvey
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 1 Nov 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  AFI; UCLA
UCLA has 35mm safety print R-A1-456-4, M27565;
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Allied Artists Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Allied Artists Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  137 or 139 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  12,368    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Champions of integrity

    Will Fox 2015-08-31

    Gary Cooper, Top 10 film star, personifies integrity in more than 70 films, as the quintessential moral American. In the beginning Paramount made him a... MORE>

  • Friendly Persuasion

    faith 2015-08-30

    My absolute favorite movie and my dad's too. beautifully shot and acted. A great score to boot!!! Gary Cooper and Dorothy McGuire were perfectly cast.... MORE>

  • Lovely movie

    Sparks 2015-08-30

    Lovely, charming movie perfectly cast. Pleased to see it again. MORE>