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Friendly Persuasion

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 19 min.

Plot Summary
The patriarch of a peace-loving Quaker family, Jess Birdwell (Gary Cooper), begins to question his pacifist values when the Civil War moves toward his close-knit Indiana community. Meanwhile, Jess's daughter, Mattie, is in love with a soldier, and her brother, Josh (Anthony Perkins), contemplates picking up arms to defend his home lest he be considered a coward. As Confederate forces draw nearer, the Birdwells must make some difficult, life-altering decisions.

Cast: Gary Cooper , Dorothy McGuire , Anthony Perkins , Marjorie Main ,

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Allied Artists Pictures

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Release Date: November 25th, 1956|2 hr. 19 min.

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