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Friendly Persuasion (1956)

137 min - Drama, War, Western - 25 November 1956
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The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

Director:  William Wyler
Stars:  Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton, Phyllis Love, Peter Mark Richman, Walter Catlett, Richard Hale, Joel Fluellen, Theodore Newton, John Smith, Edna Skinner, Marjorie Durant, Frances Farwell, Samantha, the Goose, Marjorie Main, Edward Andrews, Robert Fuller, Norman Leavitt, Nelson Leigh, Tom London, Doug McClure, William Schallert, Joe Turkel, 'Snub' Pollard, Ivan Rasputin

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The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?


Collections: 1950s, William Wyler

Tagline: It Will Pleasure You in a Hundred Ways!

Genres: Drama, War, Western

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Language:  English
Release Date:  25 November 1956

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Allied Artists

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 17 min

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