One day, when I was lost: a scenario based on The autobiography of Malcolm X
James Baldwin's screenplay based on Alex Haley's now classic The Autobiography Of Malcolm X makes immediate and terrfyingly real the stunning events that gave birth to a forceful, determined man . . . and created the atmosphere of hate that ultimately murdered him. Juxtaposing eloquence and violence, the highest of human ideals with the basest of human violence, this rare screenplay recreates Malcolm X as a symbol for his times . . . and as a flesh and blood black man who feels, loves, hates, and forgives through a life torn by pain, healed by faith, and finally ended by the bullets from a black brother's gun.
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One Day When I Was Lost (Vintage International)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Based on Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X, this 1972 work is Baldwin's only screenplay. It unfurls Malcolm X's life and times. Read full review
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