Topsy and Eva (1927)

07/26/1927 (US) Comedy
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Topsy is the main character in this movie. When the black girl who "jes' growed" is auctioned as a slave but nobody will bid on her, Little Eva purchases Topsy for a nickel. That's the one part of this movie that I found plausible: slaveholders often refused to buy children, since their upkeep in food usually exceeded any labour they performed. There's a gooey romantic subplot between Mariette (the niece of Simon Legree) and George Shelby, son of a prominent slaveholder.

  1. Del Lord

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  2. Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Novel

  3. Lois Weber

    Screenplay

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Original Language English

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28

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