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The Thanksgiving Visitor (1968)

This TV movie is based on Truman Capote's childhood memories of living with his aunts in rural Alabama during the Depression. It is Christmas, and time for his quirky Aunt Sook to make her ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Perry

Writers:

Truman Capote (adaptation), Truman Capote (story) | 1 more credit »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Geraldine Page ... Miss Sook
Michael Kearney Michael Kearney ... Buddy
Hansford Rowe III Hansford Rowe III ... Odd Henderson (as Hansford Rowe III)
Joy Nicholson Joy Nicholson ... Miss Armstrong
Virgilia Chew Virgilia Chew ... First Cousin
Lavinia Cassels Lavinia Cassels ... Second Cousin
Neil Fitzgerald Neil Fitzgerald ... Uncle B
Pierre Epstein Pierre Epstein ... Mr. Pruitt
Georgia Simmons ... Mary Wheelright
Christopher Norris ... Annabelle Conklin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Truman Capote ... Narrator
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This TV movie is based on Truman Capote's childhood memories of living with his aunts in rural Alabama during the Depression. It is Christmas, and time for his quirky Aunt Sook to make her famous, or some would say, infamous, fruitcake. Geraldine Page won an Emmy for her brilliant portrayal of Soon in this well acted story. Written by vgpoet

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To film the dinner scene a hole was cut in an upstairs bedroom floor to look down onto the table. See more »

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A slice of a different time
28 November 2019 | by northernpineSee all my reviews

What a wonderful tale of a different America whose witnesses are quickly vanishing


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1968 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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