Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
Ironically, Warren Oates and Lee Grant were among Hollywood's group of actors who played racist roles, or were in racist films, but were themselves up front and vocal in support of the civil rights movement at the same time. Others include Shelley ... ...
Ofcr. Sam Wood:
Where you keeping the pie tonight?
Ralph Henshaw, diner counterman: I ate the last piece just before you came in.
Though the film takes place during a Mississippi summer, the exhaust of the patrol car can be seen briefly as condensed vapor as they drive up to Endicott's house. The only way this would be possible in the daytime is if the temperature outside was cold, which it was because the film was actually shot in Illinois during the fall.
No uppercase ("capital") letters are used in the opening and closing credits, including the film's title, cast and characters, crew and job titles, and company credits.
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