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In the pre-Civil War South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt executor abuses them unmercifully, beating them without provocation, and he is planning to sell off the father'e estate--including the slaves--at the earliest opportunity so he and his mistress can steal the money an...

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Written by

Clarence Muse (Writer)
Langston Hughes (Writer)

Runtime

61 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

plantation

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring