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This edition: The Southerner

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Episode Details

(1945, 91 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Jean Renoir. Cast: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, Norman Lloyd.

A family of sharecroppers in the deep south tries to work their own piece of land. William Faulkner was an uncredited contributor to the screenplay, which is based on the novel, Hold Autumn in Your Hand, by George Sessions Perry. Discussion follows film.