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Friendly Persuasion


Aka: Mr. Birdwell Goes to Battle (USA: working title)
Director: William Wyler
Year: 1956
Country: USA
Runtime: 137 minutes
Genre: Drama / War / Western

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The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous 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 attitide? - IMDb

Children's Cast:

Richard Eyer [11] Little Jess Birdwell

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