Courtship (1987)





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Horton Foote is the author and his daughter Hallie Foote the star of The Courtship. Set in 1915, this minimalist character piece details the courting customs in the small Texas town of Harrison. Hallie, the daughter of a prosperous small-town family, is sought after by travelling salesman William Converse-Roberts, who must prove himself worthy of her hand. The emphasis is on Hallie, who sees marriage as the most expedient means of escaping the tyranny of her father (Michael Higgins). The … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Horton Foote
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On DVD: Jul 13, 2004
Warner Home Video

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as Elizabeth Vaughn

as Laura Vaughn

as Horace Robedaux

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Very Slow, A Father is very controlling of his two daughters.Not allowing them to attend Dances, or Date or Marry the Men they choose.

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