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The Liberation of L.B. Jones: A Story of Southern Hospitality (1969)

Directed by Arthur Penn. Cast: Lee J. Cobb, Anthony Zerbe,Roscoe Lee Browne, Lee Majors, Barbara Hershey, Yaphet Kotto, ArchJohnson, Chill Wills, Lola Falana, Fayard Nicholas, Dub Taylor.Lord Byron Jones is a black businessman who owns a successfulundertaking business, and is married to the very young anddesirable Emma. His ability to cooperate with the white communityis clearly an asset in the genteel town of Somerset, Tennessee.When Emma has an affair with a white policeman, divorce ensues andthe stage is set for high drama. Based on the novel The liberationof Lord Byron Jones by Jesse Hill Ford. 103 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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