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Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Black Klansman [a.k.a. I Crossed the Color Line] (1966)


This melodrama exploits racial tensions with the tale of a light-skinned African-American who impersonates a caucasian and joins the notorious Ku Klux Klan to get revenge on the bigots who bombed a church and killed his daughter. Soon after joining, the vengeful father begins having sex with the clan leader's daughter.