The Displaced Person

Overview

Introduced by Henry Fonda, this unrated but good family movie is an adaptation of Flannery O'Connor's short story. Taking place in Georgia in the 1940s, Irene Worth plays a widow who allows a Polish WWII refugee family to live on and work her land, but she is soon infected with the same prejudice afflicting many of her neighbors when the immigrants prove so industrious that the home folk are put to shame and begin to feel threatened. Depicting the prejudice that faces many immigrants when they are struggling to ...
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Overview

Introduced by Henry Fonda, this unrated but good family movie is an adaptation of Flannery O'Connor's short story. Taking place in Georgia in the 1940s, Irene Worth plays a widow who allows a Polish WWII refugee family to live on and work her land, but she is soon infected with the same prejudice afflicting many of her neighbors when the immigrants prove so industrious that the home folk are put to shame and begin to feel threatened. Depicting the prejudice that faces many immigrants when they are struggling to make it in a new country, this movie advocates the strong work ethic embodied by the ambitious newcomers to America.
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Special Features

Author bio; Actor bios; Printable study guides; About the American Short Story Collection; Audio interview: Robert Geller; Henry Fonda intro; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/20/2007
  • UPC: 012233127829
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Rating:

  • Source: Monterey Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 58:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 51,632

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Henry Fonda Voice Only
John Houseman
Robert Earl Jones
Lane Smith
Shirley Stoler
Irene Worth
Technical Credits
Glenn Jordan Director
Bill Conti Score Composer
Horton Foote Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The American Short Story Collection: The Displaced Person
1. The Displaced Person [6:36]
2. Jealousy [6:59]
3. Conspiracy [2:21]
4. Leaving Without Notice [7:36]
5. The Problem [10:56]
6. The Return [12:12]
7. The Accident [8:57]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The American Short Story Collection: The Displaced Person
   Play
   Scene Access
   Author Bio
   Actor Bios
      Irene Worth
      Samuel L. Jackson
      John Houseman
   Printable Study Guide
   About the ASSC
   Transcript Interview
   Henry Fonda Intro
   Watch for These DVDs
   Trailer
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