The New Pictures, May 9, 1949

Home of the Brave (Screen Plays; United Artists), as a Broadway play by Arthur Laurents, described the crack-up of a Jewish G.I. who was a victim of race prejudice. The movie version, produced by the same small studio that made Champion (TIME, April 11), daringly substitutes a Negro in the central role. Home of the Brave is thus the first of Hollywood's new series of Negro problem films to cross the finish line.

When he is brought back to his Pacific base from a dangerous mission to a Jap-held island, the Negro G.I., Moss (James Edwards), is Suffering from shock, which has...

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