Black L.A. 1947: Sugar Chile Robinson and a Review of ‘Crossfire’

Sugar Chile Robinson
Sugar Chile Robinson performs at the Lincoln. I should do an entire post on him, but so many stories and only one Larry Harnisch.




July 3, 1947, Los Angeles Sentinel, Crossfire
July 3, 1947: One of the regular complaints in my Twitter feed is about the lack of people of color among movie critics. So here we are. A review of “Crossfire” in the Los Angeles Sentinel by Wendell Green. He says: “They should have stood in bed.”

Also: Duke Ellington says jazz musicians need thorough technical training.

July 3, 1947, Los Angeles Sentinel, Crossfire

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One Response to Black L.A. 1947: Sugar Chile Robinson and a Review of ‘Crossfire’

  1. Wayne Selover says:

    “Crossfire” was based on the novel “The Brick Foxhole,” by Richard Brooks. In the original story, the murdered man was gay, not Jewish, but the Production Code rejected this as a story element in the movie.

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