Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play

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Dell, 1969 - Drama - 158 pages
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Play indicts society which acquitted white murderer of Negro youth. Based on 1955 case of the murdered Emmitt Till in Mississippi.

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BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

There will be firm literary as well as theatrical interest in Baldwin's new play which examines prejudice in a small Southern town responsible for the murder of a young Negro. Read full review

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Inspired by the case of Emmett Till, this is a dramatic look at southern small-town race relations at the mid-century point. As a play, though, it doesn't capture the usual power of Baldwin's prose. I ... Read full review

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