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Movie: Holiday Inn
[TRAILER] Jim (Bing Crosby) and Lila are members of a performing trio who plan to quit and run a country hotel. When Lila says she has fallen in love with the dancer in the act, Ted (Fred Astaire), Jim leaves town with a broken heart. After turning the inn into a holidays-only live entertainment venue, Jim winds up booking -- and falling for -- Linda (Marjorie Reynolds). But when Ted shows up at the place after being dumped by Lila, he too sets his sights on beautiful Linda. [more inside]
Movie: Soul Man
[TRAILER] In order to win a scholarship, Mark Watson (C. Thomas Howell), the white son of an affluent psychiatrist, pretends to be black on his application form. When he's accepted, he alters his hair, skin and speech to conceal his true identity. At first Mark believes that going through law school as a minority will be a breeze, but he soon begins experiencing racism. Eventually, Mark falls in love with Sarah Walker (Rae Dawn Chong), a black student, and begins to feel guilty about his ruse. [more inside]
Underground: Whiteface Season 2, Ep 5
It's reunion week! Cato tempts fate, and meets allies old and new; Ernestine takes on a new apprentice and talks about the cycles of violence. Rosalee and Noah reunite and discuss their future, while Elizabeth looks at her own path forward. Oh, and August is back, for real.