R | | Action, Drama
A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.
The name of the Alabama plantation estate was "Falconhurst".
Must you persist in being a vulgarian, Mr. Maxwell?
Hammond Maxwell: Miss Augusta, you just gotta get used to the idea that nigger fornicatin' is what Falconhurst is all about! If my niggers stop fornicatin', we stop eatin'!
Augusta Chauvet: Since the conversation has descended to ...
The film opens 20 years before the 1860 presidential election, 1840, and states that the slave trade was, "perfectly legal." Trading in slaves from Africa was outlawed in the United States in 1808.
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