Lydia Bailey Script

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Director:Jean Negulesco
Written by:Kenneth Roberts (Novel), Michael Blankfort (Writer), Philip Dunne (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.