Cinema: One-Jewel Movement

"So this is what it's come to in Ca-loosa County," rumbles the mayor (Fredric March) of a small Southern town. His dismay is understandable. For one thing, those "organizers from up North" have come down, rallied the blacks and got them to elect a black sheriff named Jimmy Price (Jim Brown). This acts as something of an irritant to former Sheriff John Little (George Kennedy), who bears up pretty well under the shame of it all, considering that the kids on the school bus make fun of his daughter and he has nothing to...

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