The Old Settler (2001)

The Old Settler





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The Harlem Renaissance of the 1940s serves as the backdrop for this small-screen adaptation of John Henry Redwood's play as directed by Debbie Allen. The aptly-named Husband (Bumper Robinson) has come to New York City from down South to find his old flame Lou Bessie (Crystal R. Fox), who has thrown off the shackles of her old life in favor of the pace and excitement of the city. Needing a place to stay, Husband boards with Elizabeth (Phylicia Rashad) and Quilly (Allen), two sisters from the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Shauneille Perry
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 7, 2005



as Elizabeth Barney

as Quilly McGrath

as Husband Witherspoon

as Lou Bessie/Charmaine
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It was really good, pretty much exactly like the play. They didn't really take any liberties with the play to make it more "interesting" and I like that.

Megan S

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