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THE WELL (1951)

12 Jun

In a racially mixed American town, a 5-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, popular hysteria has him tried and convicted. But Packard’s troubles pale by comparison as ever more inflated rumors uncap the well of racial tensions and mob violence. And young Carolyn Crawford, forgotten by most, is still missing…

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Posted by on June 12, 2017 in nostalgic

 

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2 responses to “THE WELL (1951)

  1. lynettedavis

    June 12, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Thanks for sharing this. I’m going to watch it later today.

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  2. America On Coffee

    June 12, 2017 at 8:45 am

    Yes Lynette – this one goes way back. It really is a great collector’s film. Smiles!

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