Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

Writing:
  • Michael Wilson
  • Jessamyn West
Directing:
  • William Wyler
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  • Views: 2
  • Release Date: 1956-11-25
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 137
  • Revenue: $8,000,000
  • Budget: $3,000,000

William Schallert

Young Husband (uncredited)

John Smith

Caleb Cope

Tom London

Farmer on Front Line with Gard (uncredited)

Anthony Perkins

Josh Birdwell

Peter Mark Richman

Gardner 'Gard' Jordan

Dorothy McGuire

Eliza Birdwell

Gary Cooper

Jess Birdwell

Richard Eyer

Little Jess Birdwell

Robert Middleton

Sam Jordan

Phyllis Love

Mattie Birdwell

Walter Catlett

Professor Quigley

Theodore Newton

Major Harvey

Edna Skinner

Opal Hudspeth

Marjorie Main

The Widow Hudspeth

Edward Andrews

Soldier (uncredited)

Robert Fuller

Youthful Soldier at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)

Norman Leavitt

Clem - Looter (uncredited)

Doug McClure

Soldier (uncredited)

Joe Turkel

Poor Loser (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard

Carnival Patron (uncredited)
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