The Sun Shines Bright

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The Sun Shines Bright

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The Sun Shines Bright

Release Date: May 02, 1953

Year    :   1953
Slogan    :   «JUDGE BILLY PRIEST...the only man who ever called Mallie Crump a Lady»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Argosy Pictures
Director    :   John Ford
Producers    :   Merian C. Cooper, John Ford
Writers    :   Laurence Stallings, Irvin S. Cobb
RunTime    :   100 mins.

John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew.

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