Erskine Caldwell On Stage & Screen

Stage

Tobacco Road
The Jack Kirkland dramatization opened on December 4, 1933. Still one of the longest-running plays in Broadway history, it ran for 3,182 consecutive perfomances over a period of seven-and-a-half years.

Screen

Claudelle Inglish (1961)
Director: Gordon Douglas
Cast: Diane McBain, Arthur Kennedy, Will Hutchins, Constance Ford, Claude Akins, Chad Everett, Robert Logan
"My agent told me that the movie of my novel Claudelle Inglish was so poor that I shouldn't even bother to see it. So I didn't." - - interview with Elizabeth Pell Broadwell and Ronald Wesley Hoag in Conversations with Erskine Caldwell (1988)

God's Little Acre (1958)
Director: Anthony Mann
Screenplay: Philip Yordan
Music: Elmer Bernstein
Cast: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, Buddy Hackett, Jack Lord, Fay Spain, Michael Landon.

Tobacco Road (1941)
Director: John Ford
Screenplay: Nunnally Johnson
Cast: Charley Grapewin, Marjorie Rambeau, Gene Tierney, William Tracy, Elizabeth Patterson, Dana Andrews, Slim Summerville, Ward Bond, Grant Mitchell.

Video

God's Little Acre

Audio Books

God's Little Acre
1997 recording narrated by Burt Reynolds

Tobacco Road

Audio Cassettes

Erskine Caldwell Reading Handsome Brown and the Aggravating Goats (1987)

Erskine Caldwell, Interview(1987)

An Informal Hour With Erskine Caldwell (1960)


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