A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
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A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.

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25 May 1972 (Hungary)  »

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Cadenas de odio  »

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This was Nancy Coleman's final film before her death on January 18, 2000 at the age of 87. See more »


Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013) See more »


Music by Bobby Scott
Lyrics by Bob Kessler
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The Great Stephen Boyd
13 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's a shame this movie wasn't that great because besides Ossie Davis ( a fine actor in his own right), it also has another great actor, Stephen Boyd (who always got 5 stars among the women in my house). He was a great and under appreciated actor. Dionne Warwick was laughable (that should be in capital letters)...the worse thing in the movie. I suppose, in its way, the movie was trying to make a point. Stephen Boyd also starred in another movie about race relations called Carter's Army, I think. Another movie, trying to make a point about race relations. I read somewhere that Mr. Boyd only took movies that tried to make social comments in some way. This one is not up there with the great ones, but either way, the late, great Stephen Boyd is worth a watch.

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