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Tick, Tick, Tick
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G,1hr 37min
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1970
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Warner Bros. Digital Distribution
Synopsis: When Jimmy Price (Jim Brown) wins an upset victory for sheriff, he becomes the first black man ever to hold the job (or any elective office) in anyone's memory in his rural southern county. He also sets off an ominous rumblings as the entire county seems split apart by his presence -- Mayor Parks (Fredric March) offers him the support of his office, but many whites aren't prepared to accept a black man as sheriff, while most of the whites that can accept him aren't saying so too loudly; a lot of ... Full Synopsis
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In the wake of the success of Norman Jewison's In the Heat of the Night (1967), race relations in the contemporary south suddenly became a marketable subject, and led to the making of such films as William Wyler's The Liberation of L. B. Jones (1970) and James Goldstone's Brother John (1972). Ralph Nelson's Tick, Tick, Tick was MGM's major entry in the field and isn't a bad one, mostly by virtue of ... Read Review
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Jimmy Price
John Little
Mayor Jeff Parks
Julia Little
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