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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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  • slow and yet interesting movie

    maureen v.v. 2013-05-26

    The best part of the movie is the horse and carriage(surrey) race. The sub-story about the horses Red Rover and Lady was the most interesting part of... MORE>

  • Friendly Persuasion

    Goetan 2013-05-25

    A charming, underrated film from director Wyler. Cooper and McGuire are the heads of a Quaker family whose values are challenged during the Civil War,... MORE>

  • Awful

    Christina 2013-05-25

    This the most boring movie I've seen. I agree with Drew. MORE>