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Savannah (23-Aug-2013)

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter

Writers: Ken Carter; Annette Haywood-Carter

Based on a book: Ward Allen: Savannah River Market Hunter by John Eugene Cay, Jr.

Keywords: Drama

Historical drama follows a plucky ex-plantation owner's adventures with a freed slave at his side.

Adapted from a true story, Savannah centers on Ward Allen, a Southern-bred "man's man" who leaves behind a privileged life afforded by his plantation-owning heritage to enjoy a carefree existence living off the land and hunting ducks. Embarking on adventures with freed slave Christmas Moultrie at his side, Ward must ultimately decide whether or not to continue on with his country lifestyle when he falls for "society woman" Lucy Stubbs one day.

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James Caviezel
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Chiwetel Ejiofor
10-Jul-1974   Dirty Pretty Things
Hal Holbrook
17-Feb-1925   Mark Twain Tonight
Jack McBrayer
27-May-1973   30 Rock
Sam Shepard
5-Nov-1943   Buried Child
Tracey Walter
25-Nov-1942   Miller in Repo Man
Bradley Whitford
10-Oct-1959   The West Wing


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