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PG| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
As an African-American teen in small-town Kansas in the 1920s, Newt Winger (Kyle Johnson) largely shrugs off the racial prejudice of his time and place. His calm and self-controlled perspective is in direct opposition to that of his quick-tempered friend, Marcus Savage (Alex Clarke). But when Marcus' father, Booker (Richard Ward), murders a man -- and Newt witnesses the crime -- Newt realizes that going to the police could jeopardize both his friendship and his life.

Cast: Kyle Johnson , Alex Clarke , Estelle Evans , Dana Elcar , Mira Waters , Joel Fluellen , Malcolm Atterbury , Richard Ward

Director: Gordon Parks

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

The Learning Tree (1969)

Release Date: August 6th, 1969|1 hr. 47 min.

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