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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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W.B. Springer
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Gladys Hampton
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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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This was Burt Lancaster's final performance. On 30 November 1990, shortly after filming ended, he suffered a massive stroke and remained incapacitated for the final four years of his life. See more »

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When Thurgood sits down to dinner with Buster after she spent the day "running errands", he uses his fork and knife in the British/Bahamian manner, rather than how a native-raised American would use them. 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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