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Black Like Me

1964
1h 45m
Drama
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Cast

James Whitmore (John Finley Horton)Sorrell Booke (Dr. Jackson)Roscoe Lee Browne (Christopher)Al Freeman Jr. (Thomas Newcomb)Will Geer (Truckdriver)Robert Gerringer (Ed Saunders)Clifton James (Eli Carr)John Marriott (Hodges)Thelma Oliver (Georgie)Lenka Peterson (Lucy Horton)P. Jay Sidney (Frank Newcomb)Billie Allen (Vertell)Alan Bergmann (Charles Maynard)Stanley Brock (Salesman)Heywood Hale BrounSarah Cunningham (Mary Saunders)David HuddlestonEva Jessye (Mrs. Townsend)

Director

Carl Lerner

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Synopsis

Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin to experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.

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