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Brother John (1971)





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John Kane is a heavenly emissary who pays a visit to his Alabama hometown. Making it his mission to purge the community of all hatred, "Brother John" is nothing less than the Messiah returned to earth. Trouble is, he's black, and it's Alabama -- so who's going to pay attention?

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Sidney Poitier
as John Kane
Will Geer
as Doc Thomas
Bradford Dillman
as Lloyd Thomas
Beverly Todd
as Louisa MacGill
Ramon Bieri
as Orly Ball
Lincoln Kilpatrick
as Charley Gray
P. Jay Sidney
as Rev. MacGill
Paul Winfield
as Henry Birkhardt
Zara Cully
as Miss Nettie
Harry Davis
as Turnkey
Bill Crane
as Bill Jones
Richard Bay
as Lab Deputy
John Hancock
as Henry's Friend
William Houze
as Motel Owner
Lois Smith
as Neighbor
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