The Green Promise

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A mule-stubborn farmer is determined to avoid modern technology and nearly destroys what is left of his family in this moving drama. The farmer is saddled with raising his four kids alone and insists on being ruler of the roost in every way. He steadfastly refuses any talk of modern technology when it comes to farming. When his oldest daughter gets a suitor and his youngest tries to join the 4-H club, the father nearly goes on the rampage. He eventually is forced to change his tune when he is injured and unable to work. While recovering, his eldest daughter takes over and begins using some of the new techniques. Sure enough, the farm becomes a success and the father finally sees the light and mends his ways, bringing pastoral happiness to his home.

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Marguerite Chapman
as Deborah Matthews
Robert Paige
as David Barkley
Walter Brennan
as Mr. Matthews
Ted Donaldson
as Phineas Matthews
Natalie Wood
as Susan Matthews
Connie Marshall
as Abigail Matthews
Robert Ellis
as Buzz Wexford
Jeanne LaDuke
as Jessie Wexford
Irving Bacon
as Julius Larkins
Milburn Stone
as Rev. Benton
Geraldine Wall
as Mrs. Wexford
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  • Oct 21, 2010
    Something made for the bottom of a double bill this B movie is mostly of interest for the appearance of Natalie Wood who at seven still stands out as the most charismatic of the players. This is the film where her life long fear of water was born when she was swept away during a stunt that went awry. Walter Brennan is also good as a faux democratic father who sees the error of his ways almost too late until the 4H club comes in and saves the day!
    jay n Super Reviewer

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