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Parrish (1961)

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Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Parrish McLean
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Ellen McLean
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Judd Raike
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Sala Post
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Lucy
Diane McBain ...
Alison Post
Sharon Hugueny ...
Paige Raike
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Teet Howie
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Edgar Raike
David Knapp ...
Wiley Raike
Sandra Edwards ...
Evaline Raike (as Saundra Edwards)
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Eileen
Bibi Osterwald ...
Rosie
Madeleine Sherwood ...
Addie
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Tom Weldon
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Storyline

Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who wants to drive Sala out of business. Judd insists that Parrish learn the business from the ground up. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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More than a boy...not yet a man! See more »

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4 May 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bonecas de Carne  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Joshua Logan originally wanted Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh to play the parents, and he tested Warren Beatty and Jane Fonda, among others, for the younger characters. See more »

Goofs

Long shot shows Parrish and Paige in a convertible with the top down, but when the closeups come, the top is up. See more »

Quotes

Gramma: You'll go to hell, Lucy. Mark my words. Right to the fiery place!
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Soundtracks

Secret Love
Written by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster
Sung at the Raike's homecoming
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A nice love story for the teens of 1961 or today to love, but the real treasure here are the characters played by Karl Malden and Dean Jagger.
24 January 2000 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure how many times I've seen this movie, but whenever I notice it's on TV, I try to catch it. I just love the characters played by Karl Malden & Dean Jagger -- particularly Dean Jagger's character. Dean Jagger is at his best when he plays the part of the older gentlemen passing on wisdom to the next generation. He does it quite well in this movie, and an even better job of it in the movie 12 O'clock High. Both are films worth seeing.

Karl Malden's character is equally interesting. Even though he plays a real heavy in this movie, one can't help but feel sorry for him. Surrounded by sons who are worthless in his eyes, the only one worth a damn is a step-son (played by Troy) who refuses to kow-tow to Karl's wishes.


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