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Hurry Sundown (1967) was a Drama Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.

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[The bigoted Judge Purcell rebukes a white lawyer for his help to the black defendant]
Judge Purcell: Don't you rattle your skeleton in my court! Your being here at all constitutes a treachery to the entire white community that's too colossal to be believed!


Rose Scott: Sometin's ailin' you, Reeve.
Reeve Scott: No, Mama.
Rose Scott: Well, sometin's hasn't changed your mood since breakfast. Tell me.
Reeve Scott: Mama, you better dan anyo' dat radar dey had out in de Souf Pacific.
Rose Scott: I don' know nothin' 'bout radar, but I know when sometin's plaguin' ma chile.


[Rose and Julie converse while Julie's child rests in Rose's arms]
Julie Ann Warren: Ah declare, Rose. Ah never saw him take to anyone like he does to you.
Rose Scott: Chillun' know who loves 'em.
Julie Ann Warren: Oh sometimes, Rose, Ah think you just about invented love.


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Michael Caines first attempt at an American accent. He was taught by Vivien Leigh. She told him to memorize the phrase "Four-door Ford".
Footage from this film of a young Michael Caine was later used in the film Austin Powers in Goldmember.
Faye Dunaway's film debut.
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