Purlie Victorious

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Purlie Victorious ★★½ Gone are the Days!; The Man from C.O.T.T.O.N 1963

Preacher Purlie (Davis) returns to Georgia and tries to get an inheritance from the plantation owner, “Ol' Cap'n” Cotchipee (Booke), he used to serve. Cotchipee's progressive son (Alda) unexpectedly helps him in his cause. Presentation of Davis's awardwinning Broadway hit. 93m/ C VHS, DVD . Sorrell Booke, Beah Richards, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Godfrey Cambridge, Alan Alda; D: Nicholas Webster; W: Ossie Davis; C: Boris Kaufman.