Tobacco Road

(1941)
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Overview

Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of sharecroppers live in rural Georgia where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank's plans to take over the land for more profitable farming.

  1. John Ford

    Director

  2. Erskine Caldwell

    Novel

  3. Nunnally Johnson

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charley Grapewin

    Charley Grapewin

    Jeeter Lester

  2. Marjorie Rambeau

    Marjorie Rambeau

    Sister Bessie Rice

  3. Gene Tierney

    Gene Tierney

    Ellie May Lester

  4. William Tracy

    William Tracy

    Dude Lester

  5. Elizabeth Patterson

    Elizabeth Patterson

    Ada Lester

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Tobacco Road
Tobacco Road

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 20, 1941
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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