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Band of Angels (1957)

125 min - Adventure, Romance, Drama, History - 3 August 1957
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Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to the best schools. When he dies suddenly however, Amantha's world is turned upside down. She learns that her father had been living on borrowed money and that her mother was actually a slave and her father's mistress. The plantation is to be sold to pay off her father's debts and as the daughter of slave, Amatha is also to be sold as property. She is bought by a Louisiana plantation owner, Hamish Bond and over time she grows to love him until she learns he was a slave-trader. She tries again to become part of white society but realizes that her future lies elsewhere.

Director:  Raoul Walsh
Stars:  Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Rex Reason, Patric Knowles, Torin Thatcher, Andrea King, Ray Teal, Noreen Corcoran, William Forrest, Tommie Moore, Juanita Moore, Raymond Bailey, Carolle Drake, Zelda Cleaver, Larry J. Blake, Russell Evans

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Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to the best schools. When he dies suddenly however, Amantha's world is turned upside down. She learns that her father had been living on borrowed money and that her mother was actually a slave and her father's mistress. The plantation is to be sold to pay off her father's debts and as the daughter of slave, Amatha is also to be sold as property. She is bought by a Louisiana plantation owner, Hamish Bond and over time she grows to love him until she learns he was a slave-trader. She tries again to become part of white society but realizes that her future lies elsewhere.



Tagline: You're no blue blood any more, honey. The master bought you...and now he's waitin'!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  3 August 1957

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Production Companies:  Warner Bros. Pictures

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Runtime:  2 h 05 min

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