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Buck and the Preacher

Opens on October 9

Director: Sidney Poitier Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1972

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier

Maybe you caught the homage to this rousing Western adventure in Jordan Peele’s Nope: The poster hangs amongst the movie memorabilia inside the Haywood house. Set just after the Civil War, BUCK AND THE PREACHER stars Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee as a former soldier and his wife (Dee) who, along with a shady ‘preacher’ (Belafonte), do whatever it takes to protect wagon trains of former slaves as they make the exodus to the Kansas territories to begin a new life.

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