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Go Tell It on the Mountain

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In this poignant adaptation of James Baldwin's novel about a few generations in the life of an Afro-American family, a young boy's efforts to gain some approval from his Bible-thumping, disciplinarian father takes center stage, and the family's background is told in a series of flashbacks. The story begins in 1935 with young Southerner Gabriel Grimes ([[Performer~P76898~Paul Winfield~paulwinfield]]) as he runs away from home and takes on the identity of a Baptist lay preacher. Childless by his timid...more

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