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Director  George Marshall
Music director  Frank Skinner
Country  USA
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, War, Western
Duration  
Language  English
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Release date  August 25, 1948
Writer  James H. Street (novel), Alan Le May, Lionel Wiggam (additional dialogue)
Screenplay  Alan Le May, Lionel Wiggam
Cast  Van Heflin (Keith Alexander), Susan Hayward (Morna Dabney), Boris Karloff (Tishomingo), Julie London (Aven Dabney)
Similar movies  Susan Hayward appears in Tap Roots and Smash-Up - the Story of a Woman

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Tap Roots is a 1948 Technicolor Western war film set during the American Civil War. It is very loosely based on the true life story of Newton Knight, a farm owner who attempted to secede Jones County from Mississippi.

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Made by Walter Wanger Productions and Universal International Pictures, it was directed by George Marshall and produced by Walter Wanger from a screenplay by Alan Le May, based on the 1942 novel Tap Roots by James H. Street, with additional dialogue by Lionel Wiggam. The original music was by Frank Skinner and the cinematography by Winton C. Hoch and Lionel Lindon.

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The film stars Van Heflin and Susan Hayward with Boris Karloff, Julie London, Whitfield Connor, Ward Bond and Richard Long.

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A radio version of Tap Roots, with Van Heflin, Susan Hayward and Richard Long reprising their film roles, was broadcast by the Lux Radio Theatre on September 27, 1948.

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Cast

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  • Van Heflin – Keith Alexander
  • Susan Hayward – Morna Dabney
  • Boris Karloff – Tishomingo
  • Julie London – Aven Dabney
  • Whitfield Connor – Clay McIvor
  • Ward Bond – Hoab Dabney
  • Richard Long – Bruce Dabney
  • Arthur Shields – Reverend Kirkland
  • Griff Barnett – Dr. McIntosh
  • Sondra Rodgers – Shellie Dabney
  • Ruby Dandridge – Dabby
  • Russell Simpson – Big Sam Dabney
  • Reception

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    Variety said the film earned $2.5 million in rentals in the US.

    The film recorded a loss of $380,385.


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    References

    Tap Roots Wikipedia
    Tap Roots IMDb Tap Roots themoviedb.org


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