The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)

The Liberation of L.B. Jones




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Justice runs red in the deep South in this powerful drama. Steve Mundine (Lee Majors) is a young lawyer who, shortly after marrying his sweetheart Nella (Barbara Hershey), takes a position with a law firm in a small Southern town, run by his uncle Oman Hedgepath (Lee J. Cobb). L.B. Jones (Roscoe Lee Browne) is a well-to-do African-American funeral director who comes to Hedgepath's firm in search of legal representation. Jones wishes to divorce his wife Emma (Lola Falana), but his grounds make … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Stirling Silliphant


as Oman Hedgepath

as Willie Joe Worth

as Lord Byron Jones

as Emma Jones

as Steve Mundine

as Nella Mundine

as Sonny Boy Mosby

as Stanley Bumpas

as Mr. Ike

as Mama Lavorn

as Erleen

as Mayor

as Police Chief

as Miss Griggs, Secreta...

as Miss Ponsella

as Suspect
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Full Review… | June 16, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
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New York Times
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