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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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 2004 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 (based on the world's best selling novel by)
  Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1958) (story - 1 episode, 1958)
- Szarlatan (1958) ... (play)
- Spadek (1958) ... (play)
- Opowiesci amerykanskie (1958) ... (story)
 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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 1958 God's Little Acre (writer: "God's Little Acre" - uncredited)
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 1996 Sling Blade (special thanks)
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 1965 Alumni Fun (TV Series)
Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 10 January 1965 (1965) ... Himself - Panelist
 1959 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
Himself - Writer
- Episode #3.48 (1959) ... Himself - Writer
 1950 Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Documentary short)
 1950 Bill Slater Show (TV Series)
Himself - Writer
- Episode dated 20 September 1950 (1950) ... Himself - Writer

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Summer 1947) Jack Kirkland and his play, "Tobacco Road," was performed in a Kenley Players production in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania with Kenley Players in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Did You Know?


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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