Noon Wine (1984)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Rural Drama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Noon Wine is adapted from a short story by Katharine Ann Porter. Fred Ward stars as a taciturn Swede who is hired to work on a Texas dairy farm. After he puts in nine years of hard and faithful effort, Ward's secret is revealed: when he applied for his job, he was a fugitive from a murder charge. Michael Fields wrote and directed this 90-minute TV drama. Noon Wine was first seen January 21, 1985 on PBS' American Playhouse series.

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employer/employee, escapades, family, farming, porter