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Gone Are the Days!

1963
1h 39m
Comedy/Drama
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Cast

Ossie Davis (Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson)Ruby Dee (Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins)Godfrey Cambridge (Gitlow Judson)Hilda Haynes (Missy Judson)Beah Richards (Idella Landy)Alan Alda (Charlie Cotchipee)Charles Welch (Sheriff)Ralph Roberts (Deputy)Sorrell Booke (Ol' Cap', Stonewall Jackson Cotchipee)

Director

Nicholas Webster

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Synopsis

An idealistic young man returns to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. He brings his fiancée Lutiebelle, but hopes to convince the plantation owner that she is really his cousin to secure the family inheritance. Aiding the comic complications are his family members Missy and Gitlow and the plantation owner's endearing but ineffectual son Charlie.

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