Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to the best schools. When he dies suddenly however, Amantha's world is turned upside down. She learns that her father had been living on borrowed money and that her mother was actually a slave and her father's mistress. The plantation is to be sold to pay off her father's debts and as the daughter of slave, Amantha is also to be sold as property. She is bought by a Louisiana plantation owner, Hamish Bond and over time she grows to love him until she learns he was a slave-trader. She tries again to become part of white society but realizes that her future lies elsewhere.
All of a Sudden The Shocking Discovery...and the world of 3 people explodes!
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Did You Know?
In her 1987 autobiography, Yvonne De Carlo
wrote: "Band of Angels made money, but it was not the hit we all hoped it would be. It was said that the timing wasn't right to deal with racial issues." See more
(around 51 mins 45 seconds) When Hamish and Torin are out on the patio, a storm begins to break out. It then cuts to a shot of the house, windows, doors, and shutters being drenched in a heavy wet downpour but when it cuts back to Hamish and Totin on the patio; you don't see any rain. See more
Yes, l hate him! At least with the lash of a whip, you know what to fight against. But this kindness is a trap that can hold you in bondage forever. I hate what he's done to me!
Edited into La classe américaine
Blow the Man Down
Performed by Sidney Poitier
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