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Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)

TV-PG | | Drama, History | 2 September 1928 (USA)
Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.

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Arthur Edmund Carewe ...
George Harris (as Arthur Edmund Carew)
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Cassy
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Topsy
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Eva
Lassie Lou Ahern ...
Little Harry
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Adolph Milar ...
Mr. Haley
J. Gordon Russell ...
Loker (as Gordon Russell)
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Augustine St. Claire
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Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.

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All the Many Thrilling Dramatic Moments---The Life of the Old South---The Whistle of the Steamboat Around the Bend---Banjos in the Moonlight---The Baying of the Hounds---A Superb Treat Replete with Tingling Surprises---You'll Hear and Enjoy the DIXIE JUBILEE SINGERS---You'll be carried back to a Quaint Forgotten Life---You'll Lose Yourself in the Sublime Old-Time Melodies as Played by A Famous New York Augmented Symphonic Orchestra See more »

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TV-PG
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2 September 1928 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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| (Kino Print) | (edited) (1958 re-release)

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| (Movietone) (musical score and sound effects)

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1.33 : 1
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Final film of James B. Lowe. See more »

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Version of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1910) See more »

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Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
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Traditional Negro spiritual
Played in the score several times
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Excellent Film
14 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Just saw this movie on Turner Classic Movies last night. One of the BEST films I've ever seen! I laughed. I cried. I got angry. And I LOVED the ending. I loved the way the film was done, especially with the angel scene and the ghost. The locations were amazing and the actors and actresses were outstanding. I had no idea that slavery included the sale of white people as well. Little Eva's love for the slaves was so beautiful. She really moved me and when she died, I cried right along with Topsy. I cried when Tom was separated from his family and when the lead actress discovered her mother. I loved it when the army came to free all of the slaves and could feel the celebration coming through my television set. I truly wish that anyone and everyone who reads my words will have the opportunity to see this movie. I truly do think it's one of the best movies ever. A MUST see movie! Excellent!


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