Band of Angels
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Band of Angels
Based on a novel by Robert Penn Warren, this Southern potboiler stars Yvonne DeCarlo as Amantha Starr, the daughter of a wealthy Louisiana plantation owner. When her father unexpectedly dies, Amantha discovers that her father was deep in debt and the family is penniless, and she is forced to drop out of the exclusive girls' school she was attending. What's more, it is discovered that Amantha has a small amount of African-American blood, and under the laws she is to be sold into slavery in New Orleans. Amantha is purchased by Hamish Bond (Clark Gable), a dashing, wealthy, but mysterious… More

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"A very interesting romance with Yvonne DeCarlo exposing her sheer beauty."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
" outdated, relentlessly irrelevant piece of work."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Raoul Walsh directed this entertaining melodrama, starring Clark Gable and Yvonne De Carlo, whih stirred some controversy at the time due to the interracial love story"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Brilliant Civil War era drama about the evils of slavery, made with all of Raoul Walsh's visual creativity."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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