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Tobacco Road (1941)

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84 min | Comedy, Drama

Hillbilly family life in 1941 rural Georgia.
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Director
Writers
Erskine Caldwell (based on the novel by) | Jack Kirkland (stage play) | Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Arthur C. Miller (as Arthur Miller)
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Release date
Mar 7, 1941 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Marjorie Rambeau
Sister Bessie Sister Bessie   See fewer
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Gene Tierney
Ellie May Ellie May   See fewer
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William Tracy
Dude Lester Dude Lester   See fewer
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Elizabeth Patterson
Ada Lester Ada Lester   See fewer
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Dana Andrews
Captain Tim Captain Tim   See fewer
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Slim Summerville
Peabody Peabody   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
George Payne George Payne   See fewer
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Zeffie Tilbury
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
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Russell Simpson
Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
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Spencer Charters
County Clerk County Clerk   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Teller Teller   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Auto Dealer Auto Dealer   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Rector (scenes deleted) Rector (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Charles Waldron
Mr. Lester (scenes deleted) Mr. Lester (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Dorothy Adams
Payne's Secretary (uncredited) Payne's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Driver of Car Almost Hit by Dude Lester (uncredited) Driver of Car Almost Hit by Dude Lester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luke Cosgrave
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Ford
Vagabond on Road (uncredited) Vagabond on Road (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Hughes
Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mae Marsh
County Clerk's Assistant (uncredited) County Clerk's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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John 'Skins' Miller
Auto Dealer's Mechanic (uncredited) Auto Dealer's Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Pennick
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited) Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Shaw
Hillbilly (uncredited) Hillbilly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 1,847 votes