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Friendly Persuasion (1975)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  18 May 1975 (USA)
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During the Civil War, a Quaker couple risks their lives by helping runaway slaves.

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During the Civil War, a Quaker couple risks their lives by helping runaway slaves.

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Not a remake, but an expansion
28 April 2002 | by (Todmorden, England) – See all my reviews

Although titled 'Friendly Persuasion', this is actually an adaptation of its sequel, 'Except for Me and Thee', also by Jessamyn West.

It is hard to compare the actors to the originals--who can best Gary Cooper?-but I found nothing in it that made me uncomfortable as a Friend watching it. It's worth seeing, but perhaps not worth seeking out, as the original 'Friendly Persuasion' definitely is.

We Quakers are so often confused with other Plain sects--the Amish and Mennonites--that it's good to watch just so, perhaps, thee can see the difference.


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