Gone Are the Days 1963

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Gone are the Days ★★½ The Man From C.O.T.T.O.N., Purlie Victorious 1963

Shaky adaptation of the play, “Purlie Vic torious.” A black preacher wants to cause the ruin of a white plantation owner. Alda's screen debut. 97m/B VHS, DVD . Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Sorrell Booke, Godfrey Cambridge, Alan Alda, Beah Richards; D: Nicholas Webster; W: Ossie Davis; C: Boris Kaufman.