Watch Friendly Persuasion: 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?

🌟 7.40/10 from 6204 users
Ratings: IMDB: 7.40
Runtime: 137 mins
Genres: Drama War Western Romance
Director: William Wyler
Actors: Anthony Perkins Gary Cooper Tyler McVey Chuck Courtney Joel Fluellen

Friendly Persuasion (1956) Watch

Friendly Persuasion (1956) Keywords

1860s 80 year old accordion african american American Civil War anger animal bite anti slavery anti violence arm sling arm wound army attic axe banjo bare chested male bare feet bare foot barefoot barn barricade based on book Based On Novel battle battlefield bayonet bed belief bible biblical quote bitten by a goose black american blackbery pie blood bonnet boom boy braids bribe bridge broom brother brother brother relationship brother sister relationship bucket buggy bullet bullet grazes forehead bushwacking calf calling someone professor camera campfire candy cane cane cannon canon carnival carny chase on foot chicken choir chopping wood church church bell church choir church elder church organ cigar smoking civil war comforter commandment confederate flag conviction cornfield corpse countryside county fair courting courtship covered bridge covered wagon cow Crisis Of Conscience crying customer dancer dancing dead father dead husband death desire drum drums dying eating elder exhibit eye patch eyepatch Fair faith Family Relationships farm farmer father daughter relationship Father Son Relationship fear female minister female preacher fight fire eater fireplace fishing flower over ear food foot chase friend friendship front porch furlough gambling garter garter belt godspeed goose grief grinding an axe gun gunfight gunshot hair handshake harp hat hay head dunked in water held at gunpoint hiding under a table hit with a broom holding one's hand over someone's mouth Home Guard horse horse and carriage horse and wagon horse race horse swap horse whip horseback horseback riding horsewhip husband wife relationship hymn imitating a goose imitating a rifle imitating a rifle with a broom imitating twisting a goose's neck implied sex indiana jumping out of a hayloft kicked in the butt kicked in the rear kiss kiss on the forehead lake lantern laughter lemonade letter lie limp limping man little boy looking out a window loss lust lying in wait major mare marriage proposal meeting house methodist church militia minister mockery morality mother mother daughter relationship Mother Son Relationship mother tucks son in bed murder musical instrument salesman musician narragansett pacer narrated by boy narrated by character ohio oil lamp organ organ salesman organ the musical instrument organist pacifism Pacifist pain painting pantaloon parting Patriarch peace performer pet photographer picture picture of dead husband pie pillow pipe organ pipe smoking pitchfork playing dead plow pocket watch pollywog pond ponytail porch portrait prayer preacher pretending to be dead promise punched in the face pushing someone to the ground Quaker quilting race Rebel rebel yell reference to david reference to god reference to jebediah reference to jefferson davis reference to john hunt morgan reference to malachi reference to moses reference to obadiah reference to paris france reference to proverbs reference to stoenwall jackson reference to stonewall jackson Religion riderless horse rifle rifle sight river river battle river crossing runaway slave running rural setting salesman scythe servant serving tray shell game shooting game shootout shot in the face singer singing sister slamming a window shut slavery sleeping in a barn soldier son kisses mother stage stairway standing tiotoe on someone's boots standing tiotoe on someone's feet stereo straw stream street market surrey swing sword swallower tadpole talking to a horse talking to an animal talking to oneself tears teasing teenage boy teenage girl temptation thou shalt not kill threat threat to kill a goose throwing a hat onto one's boot tipping one's hat tipping one's hat to someone trading horses tray two on a horse two word title u.s. soldier umbrella underwear uniform upskirt vernon indiana view through rifle scope voice over narration wading wading in water walking cane well whip widow wishing someone god's speed woman smoker woman smoking a pipe wound wounded soldier wrestler wrestling year 1862

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