Half Slave, Half Free

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Half Slave, Half Free ★★½ Solomon Northrup's Odyssey 1985

The true story of a free black man in the 1840s who is kidnapped and forced into slavery for 12 years. Part of the “American Playhouse” series on PBS. Followed by “Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom.” 113m/C VHS, DVD . Avery Brooks, Mason Adams, Petronia Paley, John Saxon, Joe Seneca, Michael (Lawrence) Tolan, Lee Bryant, Rhetta Greene, Janet League; D: Gordon Parks. TV