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[[Performer~P106725~Sidney Poitier~sidneypoitier]] stars as John Kane, a heavenly emissary who pays a visit to the Alabama town where he was born. Making it his mission to purge the community of all hatred and prejudice, "Brother John" is nothing less than the Messiah returned to earth. Trouble is, he's black, and it's Alabama-so who's going to pay attention? Will Greer costars as a local town doctor. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Lois Smith
as Neighbor
John Hancock
as Henry's Friend
Sidney Poitier
as John Kane
Gene Tyburn
as Calvin
Ramon Bieri
as Orly Ball
Howard Rice
as Jimmy
Bradford Dillman
as Lloyd Thomas
Maye Henderson
Zara Cully
as Miss Nettie
Lincoln Kilpatrick
as Charley Gray
Beverly Todd
as Louisa MacGill
Michael Patrick Bell
as Cleve
Paul Winfield
as Henry Birkhardt

Crew

James Goldstone
Director
Joel Glickman
Producer
Ernest Kinoy
Screenwriter
Gerald Finnerman
Cinematographer
Ernie Sheldon
Songwriter
Quincy Jones
Composer (Music Score)
Albert Brenner
Art Director
Audrey Blasdel-Goddard
Set Designer
Walter Doniger
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