Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

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  • Genre: Drama, Western, War
  • Release Date: 1956-11-25
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 71 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Allied Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
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From 71 Ratings
7.3 88%


The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

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    Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
    Directing William Wyler Director
    Production William Wyler Producer
    Editing Robert Swink Editor
    Art Ted Haworth Art Direction
    Writing Michael Wilson Screenplay
    Production Walter Mirisch Executive Producer
    Art Joseph Kish Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Dorothy Jeakins Costume Design
    Editing Edward A. Biery Editor
    Camera Ellsworth Fredericks Director of Photography
    Writing Jessamyn West Book
    Editing Robert Belcher Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Sid Mintz Wardrobe Designer