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Tap Roots (1948)

TV-PG
109 min | Drama, War, Western

In 1860s Mississippi, the Dabneys, founders of the Dabney plantation in Levington, experience tragedy and turmoil when they refuse to join either side of the American Civil War.
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Writers
James Street (novel) | Alan Le May | Lionel Wiggam (additional dialogue)
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$2,118,688
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Release date
Jul 14, 1948 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Van Heflin
Keith Alexander Keith Alexander   See fewer
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Susan Hayward
Morna Dabney Morna Dabney   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
Tishomingo Tishomingo   See fewer
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Julie London
Aven Dabney Aven Dabney   See fewer
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Whitfield Connor
Clay MacIvor Clay MacIvor   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Hoab Dabney Hoab Dabney   See fewer
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Richard Long
Bruce Dabney Bruce Dabney   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
Reverend Kirkland Reverend Kirkland   See fewer
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Griff Barnett
Dr. MacIntosh Dr. MacIntosh   See fewer
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Sondra Rodgers
Shellie Dabney Shellie Dabney   See fewer
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Russell Simpson
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Gregg Barton
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John Beck
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William Challee
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Harry Cording
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Jack Davis
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Dick Dickinson
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Charles Flynn
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William Haade
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Jonathan Hale
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George Hamilton
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Shep Houghton
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John James
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George J. Lewis
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Elmo Lincoln
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Kay Medford
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Monte Montague
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Helen Mowery
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Bill Neff
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Robert A. O'Neil
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Keith Richards
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Arthur Space
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Henry Vroom
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Frank White
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Joe Whitehead
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Jack Worth
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6.7 / 10 | 253 votes