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Hurry Sundown (1967)

Approved | | Drama | 9 February 1967 (USA)
Following World War II, a northern cannery negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land 's owned by Julie Warren and has ... See full summary »

Director:

Otto Preminger

Writers:

Horton Foote, Bert Gilden (novel) (as K.B. Gilden) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Caine ... Henry Warren
Jane Fonda ... Julie Ann Warren
John Phillip Law ... Rad McDowell
Diahann Carroll ... Vivian Thurlow
Robert Hooks ... Reeve Scott
Faye Dunaway ... Lou McDowell
Burgess Meredith ... Judge Purcell
Loring Smith Loring Smith ... Thomas Elwell
George Kennedy ... Sheriff Coombs
Luke Askew ... Dolph Higginson
Beah Richards ... Rose Scott
Madeleine Sherwood ... Eula Purcell
Donna Danton Donna Danton ... Sukie Purcell
Frank Converse ... Rev. Clem De Lavery
William Elder William Elder ... Bishop
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Storyline

Following World War II, a northern cannery negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land 's owned by Julie Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, husband, Henry. Now the combine must also obtain 2 smaller plots; one owned by Henry's cousin Rad McDowell, the other by Reeve Scott, a young black man whose mother had been Julie's childhood nammy. But neither Rad nor Reeve's interested in selling, and they form a partnership to improve their land. Although infuriated by the events, Henry remains determined to push through the big land deal, Written by alfiehitchie

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They are dynamite in love and in anger! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Incerto Amanhã See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Otto Preminger Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (And How They Got That Way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, as the camera pans down the street, a later model Ford is in a carport. See more »

Quotes

[The bigoted Judge Purcell rebukes a white lawyer for his help to the black defendant]
Judge Purcell: Don't you rattle your skeleton in my court! Your being here at all constitutes a treachery to the entire white community that's too colossal to be believed!
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Crazy Credits

The Paramount logo does not appear on this film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Film Review: Film Review (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't That A Good Thing
Music by Hugo Montenegro
Lyrics by Buddy Kaye
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"Trashy", racist people did and still do exist, sad to say
26 May 2011 | by BBROTHERSUNSee all my reviews

I won't argue with someone who says, "I hated this film". Clearly many people (including film critics) did. But, I disagree with those who say the acting performances were bad-----they were spot on. I disagree with those who say the "trashy" racist characters were over-the-top caricatures-----you haven't met some of my relatives. And, I disagree with those who say that real people never act like these characters do-----pick up a newspaper sometime, either 1950 or 2011. Yes, parts of the movie made me squirm and want to look away-----because the scenes were TOO real and heartbreaking. I, for one, do NOT want racism, past or present, swept under the rug. Show its ugliness. Make people squirm. Hollywood would never make "Hurry Sundown" today, because it is "politically incorrect". The film says our parents, children, neighbors, law enforcement officers, and politicians could be capable of violent racism. Really! No! Surely only in the movies!


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