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James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward, Brenda Sykes, Ken Norton, Lillian Hayman.

Publication Information

[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (127 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R.


Warren Maxwell and his son Hammond rule their plantation and its inhabitants with an iron fist. Warren needs to see Hammond wed a woman from a respectable family, sire a son, and acquire a Mandingo slave to breed a stronger slave colony. Hammond finds that "respectable woman" in his bride, Blanche, but her questionable chastity soon has Hammond returning to his wandering ways. When he purchases the beautiful Ellen to be a "house slave"--and his mistress--Blanche is pushed to the edge.


Title from container.

Based on the novel by Kyle Onstott and upon the play based thereon by Jack Kirkland.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.

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