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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (film)

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All is a 1994 American television miniseries written by Joyce Eliason and based on the 1989 novel by Allan Gurganus. It was directed by Ken Cameron and starred Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Cicely Tyson and Anne Bancroft.

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
Based onOldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus
Written byJoyce Eliason
Directed byKen Cameron
StarringDiane Lane
Donald Sutherland
Cicely Tyson
Anne Bancroft
Music byMark Snow
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Frank Konigsberg
Larry Sanitsky
Producer(s)Jack Clements
CinematographyEdward J. Pei
Editor(s)Charles Bornstein
Tod Feuerman
Running time184 minutes
Production company(s)Konigsberg/Sanitsky Company
RHI Entertainment
Original networkCBS
Original releaseMay 1 –
3, 1994

The miniseries won several Emmy Awards, including an Outstanding Supporting Actress award to Cicely Tyson.[1] This miniseries was first aired in two parts on CBS on May 1 and 3, 1994.[2]


On her 99th birthday, Lucy Honicut Marsden (Anne Bancroft) recalls her life as the 14-year-old bride of a veteran of the American Civil War.



  1. ^ Emmy Magazine: Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells - Awards and Nominations
  2. ^ "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All". TV Tango.

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