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      Tap Roots

      Released Aug 25, 1948 1h 49m Drama List
      Reviews 83% Audience Score 100+ Ratings When the Dabneys, abolitionist plantation owners in rural Mississippi, announce their intent to remain neutral in the Civil War, they find themselves caught in the crossfire. In the fallout, the local community -- including kindly American Indian Tishomingo (Boris Karloff) -- comes together in preparation for the inevitable violence to come. In the midst of the chaos, newspaper man Keith Alexander (Van Heflin) courts the fiery young Morna Dabney (Susan Hayward). Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member one of my most favourite movies ever! cant find it anywhere for the life of me tho:-( Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/19/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis When the Dabneys, abolitionist plantation owners in rural Mississippi, announce their intent to remain neutral in the Civil War, they find themselves caught in the crossfire. In the fallout, the local community -- including kindly American Indian Tishomingo (Boris Karloff) -- comes together in preparation for the inevitable violence to come. In the midst of the chaos, newspaper man Keith Alexander (Van Heflin) courts the fiery young Morna Dabney (Susan Hayward).
      Director
      George Marshall
      Producer
      Walter Wanger
      Screenwriter
      Alan Le May
      Distributor
      Universal Pictures
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Aug 25, 1948, Original
      Runtime
      1h 49m