Lydia Bailey

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Lydia Bailey

island haiti president lawyer rebellion

Lydia Bailey

Release Date: May 30, 1952

Year    :   1952
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Genres    :   History, Adventure
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Jean Negulesco
Producers    :   Jules Schermer
Writers    :   Michael Blankfort, Philip Dunne, Kenneth Roberts
RunTime    :   89 mins.

A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.

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