Way Down South (1939)

07/21/1939 (US) CrimeMusic 1h 1m
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In the pre-Civil War South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt executor abuses them unmercifully, beating them without provocation, and he is planning to sell off the father'e estate--including the slaves--at the earliest opportunity so he and his mistress can steal the money and move to France. The young boy doesn't want to sell his father's estate or break up an of the slave families, and he has to find someone to help him thwart the crooked executor's plans.

  1. Bernard Vorhaus

    Director

  2. Leslie Goodwins

    Director

  3. Clarence Muse

    Writer

  4. Langston Hughes

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bobby Breen

    Timothy Reed Jr.

  2. Alan Mowbray

    Alan Mowbray

    Jacques Bouton

  3. Ralph Morgan

    Ralph Morgan

    Timothy Reed Sr.

  4. Steffi Duna

    Steffi Duna

    Pauline Dubini

  5. Clarence Muse

    Clarence Muse

    Uncle Caton

  6. Sally Blane

    Sally Blane

    Claire Bouton

  7. Edwin Maxwell

    Edwin Maxwell

    Martin Dill

  8. Charles Middleton

    Charles Middleton

    Cass

  9. Robert Greig

    Robert Greig

    Judge Ravenal

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Way Down South

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Original Language English

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