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A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. Taking a stand against racism, he is greeted with a hostile bunch of Southern bigots and other various stereotypes.

  1. William Wyler


  2. Jesse Hill Ford


Top Billed Cast

  1. Yaphet Kotto

    Yaphet Kotto

    Sonny Boy Mosby

  2. Lee J. Cobb

    Lee J. Cobb

    Oman Hedgepath

  3. Anthony Zerbe

    Anthony Zerbe

    Willie Joe Worth

  4. Roscoe Lee Browne

    Roscoe Lee Browne

    Lord Byron ("L.B.") Jones

  5. Lee Majors

    Lee Majors

    Steve Mundine

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones


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Status Released

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  • March 18, 1970


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

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