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texas world war i flu based on true story based on play or musical 1910s


Release Date: April 26, 1985

Year    :   1985
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Guadalupe Productions
Director    :   Ken Harrison
Producers    :   Lewis M. Allen, Peter Newman, Ross Milloy, Dennis Bishop, Joe Dishner, Jim Crosby, Lillian V. Foote, Walker Stuart
Writers    :   Horton Foote
RunTime    :   94 mins.

It's 1918, the height of United States involvement in World War I - Liberty Bonds are sold, German immigrants are suspected as traitors or saboteurs, young men everywhere succumb to the patriotism and propaganda and enlist. In a small Texas town, Horace Robedaux feels the pressure - he doesn't want to leave his young wife Elizabeth and their young child Jenny - but Elizabeth's can't-do-anything-right little brother is constantly talking about the war, and Elizabeth's stern father, who opposed the marriage initially, now has plans to take care of his daughter and the child so Horace can fight for his country. But the influenza epidemic sweeping the town (and the nation) may change everyone's plans.

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