The Reivers
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This comedy-drama is taken from the final novel by celebrated author William Faulkner. Lucius (Mitch Vogel) is the 11 year old grandson of Boss McCaslin (Will Geer). The family eagerly awaits the delivery of a 1905 Winton Flyer automobile. Ned McCaslin (Rupert Cross) is the black worker who is a product of a union between the Boss' ancestor and one of his slave girls. Along with the family handyman Boon (Steve McQueen), Lucius and Ned travel with the new auto to Memphis. Ned trades the car in for a broken down racehorse and plans to enter the nag in the big race. Boon takes up with Corrie… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A well acted adaptation of William Faulkner's last novel, offering good roles for Steve McQueen and Rupert Cross, only the second black to receive an oscar nomination by 1969."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Fine adventure tale."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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