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Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987)

Erskine Caldwell was born on December 17, 1903 in Coweta County, Georgia, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for God's Little Acre (1958), Tobacco Road (1941) and Claudelle Inglish (1961). He was married to Virginia Moffett, June Johnson, Margaret Bourke-White and Helen Lannigan. He died on April 11, 1987 in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

God's Little Acre
(1958)
Tobacco Road
Tobacco Road Writer
(1941)
Claudelle Inglish
(1961)
The Sure Hand of God
(2004)

Filmography

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 2005 Certain Women (Video) (novel)
 2004 The Sure Hand of God (book)
 1983 Le bâtard (novel "The Bastard")
 1961 Claudelle Inglish (novel)
 1958 God's Little Acre (novel)
 1957 Der Sheriff (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 O Contador de Histórias (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Ajoelhai ante o Sol Nascente (1956) ... (story)
 1950 Volcano (uncredited)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Country Full of Swedes (1949) ... (story)
 1941 Tobacco Road (based on the novel by)
 1937 The People of the Cumberland (Documentary short)
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 1942 A Nation Dances (Short) (narrator)
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 1996 Sling Blade (special thanks)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Tobacco Road. Drama (revival). Written by Jack Kirkland. Based on the novel by Erskine Caldwell. Scenic Design by Robert Redington Sharpe. Directed by Anthony Brown. Forrest Theatre: 5 Sep 1942- 3 Oct 1942 (34 performances). Cast: Lillian Ardell (as "Grandma Lester"), John Barton (as "Jeeter Lester"), Sheila Brent (as "Ellie ... See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 152-154. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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