The story runs in the 1910's New York. Coalhouse Walker Jr. is a black piano player. He has won fame and fortune playing with a jazz band. Some white men do not like this situation, and one day they assault him and spoil his brand new car. Walker tries by all means to get justice, without an answer... Written by
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The silhouettist (played by Mandy Patinkin
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[refering to the anarchists in the library
Well, Mr. Elliot, why don't you go in and have a word with them?
I beg your pardon?
Just explain the value of the library, see what they want, that sort of thing.
That hardly seems like the appropriate response, Mr. Waldo, and if you're making a joke at my expense, I assure you there's nothing amusing about my responsibilities as the curator of Mr. Morgan's library.
Mr. Elliot, as long as those guys are in there, you're not curator of anything!
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
Sung by Jennifer Warnes See more