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Way Down South, written by legendary African American poet Langston Hughes, is the story of Tim Reid (child star Bobby Breen), an orphan living in pre-Civil War Louisiana trying to get his family’s plantation back from a group of treacherous trustees.  With the help of wise Uncle Caton (Clarence Muse, Porgy and Bess) and his family, all slaves from the family plantation, Tim learns a lesson about equality among all men, regardless of race and creed, in this beautiful and historically significant musical.  A Roan DVD Premiere!

Way Down South also stars Ralph Morgan, Sally Blane and Mathew “Stymie” Beard.

 

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Way Down South, written by legendary African American poet Langston Hughes, is the story of Tim Reid (child star Bobby Breen), an orphan living in pre-Civil War Louisiana trying to get his family’s plantation back from a group of treacherous trustees.  With the help of wise Uncle Caton (Clarence Muse, Porgy and Bess) and his family, all slaves from the family plantation, Tim learns a lesson about equality among all men, regardless of race and creed, in this beautiful and historically significant musical.  A Roan DVD Premiere!

Way Down South also stars Ralph Morgan, Sally Blane and Mathew “Stymie” Beard.

 

Special Features

  • Introduction and Film History by Lou Lumenick, chief film critic for the NEW YORK POST
  • Includes "The Life of a Child Star: Bill Winckler talks about his father Bobby Winckler"
  • A bonus scene from the Roan Group Archives

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