The Liberation of L.B. Jones

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1970. Vintage pressbook for the 1970 film.

Based on the 1965 novel "The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones" by Jesse Hill Ford. A wealthy African American funeral director suspects a white policeman of having an affair with his considerably younger wife, leading to a series of violent interactions with the police force, who seek to avoid public exposure of the interracial affair. Director William Wyler's final film.

Set in the fictional town of Somerset, Tennessee, and shot on location in Humboldt, Tennessee.

7 pages, side stapled. 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus, lightly creased at the edges.

[Book #155986]