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The Awakening Land


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The last of a three-part screen version of Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel starring Elizabeth Montgomery Hal Holbrook
The Town
Moonshine now has a church, a school and a trading store on the land Worth Luckett marked out for his family when he was the first white man in the area. His daughter, Sayward, has kept the family together and now that her children are getting married, she cannot agree with her husband, Portius, that they should move out of the log cabin to a big house on the hill.
Teleplay by LIAM O'BRIEN
Produced by ROBERT E. RELYEA
Directed by Boris SAGAL


Unknown: Conrad Richter
Unknown: Elizabeth Montgomery
Unknown: Hal Holbrook
Unknown: Liam O'Brien
Unknown: Robert E. Relyea
Directed By: Boris Sagal
Sayward Wheeler: Elizabeth Montgomery
Portius Wheeler: Hal Holbrook
Genny Luckett: Jane Seymour
Jake Tench: Steven Keats
Worth Luckett: Tony Mockus
Mrs Jake Tench: Dorrie Kavanaugh
Isaac Barker: Bert Remsen
Aunt Cornelia: Joan Tompkins
Rosa Tench: Katy Kurtzman
Chancey Wheeler: Dennis Dimster
Will Beagle w: H MacY
Billy Harbison: Chelcie Ross
Huldah Wheeler: Pia Romans
Dezia Wheeler: Tracy Kleronomos
Kinzie Wheeler: Paul Swanson
Zephon Brown: Louis Plante
Sandra Wheeler: Cora Barker
Dr Pearsall: Byrne Piven
Resolve Wheeler: Martin Scanlan
Harold (Turkey) Tench: Danny Burkhart
Boicey Tench: David Merlin Jones

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