Philip Drummond is a wealthy Manhattan industrialist who takes in Arnold and Willis Jackson, the two sons of his late housekeeper; Drummond is white and the boys are black. Arnold, age 8, is excited about the opportunity of a privileged life, but Willis, age 13, feels that Mr. Drummond is trying to buy their love with expensive gifts. Written by
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[meeting the boys for the first time
[confused, looking behind them
You talking to US?
How 'bout that, Willis? Downtown 2 minutes and already we're gentlemen.