Spaghetti Western Wednesday: The Southerner

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Wed, Jan 15 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $6.00

Hopewell Theater
5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525


-In this rural drama, Sam Tucker (Zachary Scott) is a Texan cotton picker who aspires to run his own farm and create a better life for his family, which includes two kids and the irritable Granny Tucker (Beulah Bondi).

-Aided by his beautiful wife, Nona (Betty Field), Tucker begins to work a neglected plot of land, but numerous difficulties arise, including bad weather and conflicts with jealous neighbors, making it hard for the Tuckers to get ahead.

-Though a proud, independent man, Tucker is forced by circumstance to seek help from neighboring farmer J. Carroll Naish, whose life experience have left him bitter and vituperative. The two men become enemies until a mutual interest begins to bring them together.