Written by Sharyn McCrumb, Adapted by Andrew Gall
Based on actual events and NY Times Bestselling Author Sharyn McCrumb’s breathtaking novel, delve into the intrigue surrounding the sensational trial of teenage mountain-bride, Frankie Silver, who, in 1832 was tried for the brutal murder of her nineteen-year old husband in Morganton, NC.
The case and story of Frankie Silver has loomed large in the folklore and history of the Appalachians. To this day, the events surrounding the murder of Charlie Silver and the innocence or guilt of his young bride, Frankie, are still debated.
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Directed by Andrew Gall
The adaptation of The Ballad of Frankie Silver in progress.
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The Ballad of Frankie Silver