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Bright Leaf

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Bright Leaf, a sprawling saga of the tobacco industry in North Carolina, began as a novel by Foster Fitzsimmons, a native Carolinian who for many years taught at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's theatre department. The film version of Bright Leaf has been simplified and reshaped to serve as a traditional [[Performer~P223908~Gary Cooper~garycooper]] vehicle. [[Performer~P177251~Cooper~cooper]] stars as tenant farmer Brant Royle, who after being driven from his home town by autocratic tobacco...more

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