Purlie Victorious

Format: DVD 2006
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A black preacher returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and bring down the ruthless plantation owner that he once served. He finds a surprise ally in the plantation owner's son.
Ossie Davis's performance highlights this tale of the Old South and one young black man's efforts to claim his inheritance.
Additional Information
Subjects African American clergy -- Drama.
Plantation owners -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
Publisher Orland Park, IL :MPI Home Video,2006
Edition Full screen ed.
Contributors Webster, Nicholas.
Davis, Ossie.
Dee, Ruby.
Booke, Sorrell, 1930-1994.
MPI Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Sorrell Booke, Godfrey Cambridge, Alan Alda.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Special features: Interview with Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee (March 11, 1972).
System Details DVD, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0788607022
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