1979 · Burbank, CA
Twelve years after arriving in Henning, Tennessee, "Chicken" George Moore, former cockfighting champion, is getting old and soon moves in with his son Tom, who has a family of his own including two daughters, Elizabeth and Cynthia. Tom is a leader of the black community in Henning and has a working relationship with former Confederate Army officer Colonel Frederick Warner. Warner's son soon falls in love with a black woman named Carrie, who Tom has hired to as a teacher. Warner wants Tom to fire Carrie but he refuses. Carrie and Jim wed in Memphis and Warner takes Jim out of his will.
Orange titled wrappers. Title page present, dated April 10, 1978, noted as Shooting Script, with credits for screenwriter Kinroy and writer Haley. 118 leaves, photographically reproduce, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, dated between 4/17/78 and 4/26/78. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. (Inventory #: 129356)