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Separate But Equal (1991)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, History  |  7 April 1991 (USA)
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A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.

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Robert L. 'Bob' Carter
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Gladys Hampton
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Harry Briggs Sr.
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This film follows the true story of the NAACP court court challenge of racial school segregation in the Brown vs. Board of Education. This was the struggle would destroy the legal validity for racial segregation in general and prove to be the start and the first major victory of the civil rights movement. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In this film Sidney Poitier, who is 6'2" tall, plays Thurgood Marshall, who was over 6' tall. See more »

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This entire movie is set in the 1950's. However, in at least one of the New York street scenes, both the clothing on the pedestrians and the cars on the street appear to date from the late 1960's and/or the 1970's. See more »

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References The Quiet Man (1952) See more »

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Could have been great
22 June 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie was really good, but it was really draggy and it could have been finished in one video instead of two. There were a lot of unnecessary talking and scenes, but it was still a very educational movie. 2½ stars out of 5.


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