The Liberation of L.B. Jones

William Wyler (director)
Jesse Hill Ford (novel, screenwriter)
Stirling Silliphant (screenwriter)
Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Hershey, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lola Falana (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1970. Vintage one sheet poster 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.

27 x 41 inches, folded as issued. Very Good plus, with light creasing at the corners and a small closed tear at the center.

[Book #155991]