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Gentleman's Agreement

The Hollywood Reporter called this 1947 film "the most spellbinding story every put on celluloid. " One of the first films to directly tackle racial prejudice, this acclaimed adaptation of Laura Z. Hobson’s bestseller stars Gregory Peck as a journalist assigned to write a series of articles on antisemitism. Searching for angle, he finally decides to pose as a Jew - and soon discovers what it is like to be of victim of religious intolerance. Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, John Stockwell and June Havoc also star in this post-World War II classic.(118 min)


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