Sudie and Simpson, Louis Gossett, Jr. stars in this film based on Sarah Flanigan Carter's autobiographical novel about growing up in World War II-era Georgia, Sudie Harrington, a feisty twelve-year-old, befriends Simpson, a gentle black man accused of impropriety with a child.
Did You Know?
I never knowd I was the color of creek sand.
[Examines the sand for a moment
Simpson I figured it out!
Figured what out?
I'm the color of creek sand and you's the color of garden dirt! And the Indians, they's the color of red clay! Doesn't that make you wanna sing out! Everybody's made out of dust. And God didn't make you black to punish you for nothing. He didn't make nobody nothing to punish them for nothing! He made everybody the color they is on account of that just happen to be the color He ...