An independent woman from the North causes a scandal when she decides to wed a local general store owner just three weeks after he has been widowed.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Love Simpson Blakeslee
Enoch Rucker Blakeslee
Loma Williams (as Francis Fisher)
Mary Willis
Hoyt (as John Jackson)
Clayton McAllister
Effie Belle Tate
Ken Strong ...
Lightfoot McClendon
Will Tweedy
Dan Biggers ...
Jerry Campbell ...
Mary Doster ...
Mrs. Means
Sherry Foster ...
Alice Ann
Saundra Dunson-Franks ...
Queenie (as Saundra Franks)


Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed. Written by Anonymous

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16 October 1989 (USA)  »

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Enigmas da Vida  »

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Cold Sassy Tree? Yeah, right....
18 August 2002 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Don't ever read the book Cold Sassy Tree and then watch the movie, because it will leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. The movie is about as far off from the book as you can possibly get. This movie simply took one aspect of the book and made an entire movie about it, without really capturing the spirit of the classic novel. The characters are different, many details from the book were left out. My advice: read the book, skip the movie.

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