The liberation of Lord Byron Jones : a screenplay (Book, 1960s) [Union University]
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The liberation of Lord Byron Jones : a screenplay

Author: Stirling SilliphantWilliam WylerRonald LubinJesse Hill FordRoscoe Lee BrowneAll authors
Publisher: 196?
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Drama   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, seeks out legal representation to divorce his wife, who is pregnant after having an affair with a white police officer. To prevent his affair from being dragged into a court of law, the police officer violently takes matters into his own hands.
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Genre/Form: screenplays
Drama
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Stirling Silliphant; William Wyler; Ronald Lubin; Jesse Hill Ford; Roscoe Lee Browne; Lola Falana
OCLC Number: 192030170
Notes: Motion picture was released in 1970 under the title The liberation of L.B. Jones and directed by William Wyler. Starred Roscoe Lee Browne as L.B. Jones and Lola Falana as Emma Jones.
Part of a collection of original studio-generated scripts for films and television episodes with African American casts or with important African American actors featured.
Description: 136 leaves ; 28 cm.
Other Titles: Liberation of L.B. Jones (Motion picture)
Responsibility: by Stirling Silliphant ; from the novel by Jesse Hill Ford ; producer, Ronald Lubin.

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Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, seeks out legal representation to divorce his wife, who is pregnant after having an affair with a white police officer. To prevent his affair from being dragged into a court of law, the police officer violently takes matters into his own hands.
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He kicked open the door

by berngod (WorldCat user published 2016-08-11) Excellent Permalink

There is a parallel storyline that at first seems unrelated to LB Jones but eventually ties in involves the return to Somerset...
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