The Liberation of L.B. Jones

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones

Release Date: March 18, 1970

Year    :   1970
Slogan    :   «Some of his best friends were black...some of her best friends were white.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Liberation Company, Columbia Pictures
Director    :   William Wyler
Producers    :   A. Ronald Lubin, Russell Saunders
Writers    :   Stirling Silliphant, Jesse Hill Ford
RunTime    :   102 mins.

A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. Taking a stand against racism, he is greeted with a hostile bunch of Southern bigots and other various stereotypes.

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