Based on the popular Broadway ploy, Purlie Victorious is the story of a black preacher (award-winning stage and screen actor, Ossie Davis), who returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and bring down 01' Cap'n Stonewall Jackson Cotchipee (Sorrell Booke, The Dukes of Hazzard), the ruthless plantation owner that he once served. Accompanying Purlie is Miss lutiebelle Jenkins (Ruby Dee), a pretty young girl who has captured his" heart. Purlie persuades her to convince Cotchipee that she is the long-lost relative entitled to the family inheritance.1 But, the plot goes awry and Purlie must hide to escape the old man's wrath. He finds a surprise ally in Cotchipee's son, Charlie (award-winning actor, Alan Alda, in his first film role), a progressive Southern

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Purlie Victorius (1963)

Unrated

Drama/Comedy · 1h 40m · 1/31/2006

    

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Based on the popular Broadway ploy, Purlie Victorious is the story of a black preacher (award-winning stage and screen actor, Ossie Davis), who returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and bring down 01' Cap'n Stonewall Jackson Cotchipee (Sorrell Booke, The Dukes of Hazzard), the ruthless plantation owner that he once served. Accompanying Purlie is Miss lutiebelle Jenkins (Ruby Dee), a pretty young girl who has captured his" heart. Purlie persuades her to convince Cotchipee that she is the long-lost relative entitled to the family inheritance.1 But, the plot goes awry and Purlie must hide to escape the old man's wrath. He finds a surprise ally in Cotchipee's son, Charlie (award-winning actor, Alan Alda, in his first film role), a progressive Southern

Release Country

United States

Barcode

030306773698

Release Date

1/31/2006

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  English     

Studio

Revolution Studios

Subtitles

English

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.33:1

Discs

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Cast
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Ossie Davis

Reverend Purlie Victorious Judson
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Ruby Dee

Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins
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Godfrey Cambridge

Gitlow Judson
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Hilda Haynes

Missy Judson
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Beah Richards

Idella Landy
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Alan Alda

Charlie Cotchipee
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Charles Welch

Sheriff
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Ralph Roberts

Deputy
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Sorrell Booke

Ol' Cap', Stonewall Jackson Cotchipee
Crew
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Nicholas Webster

Director
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Ossie Davis

Writer
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Ossie Davis

Writer
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