Native Son

Synopsis: Bigger Thomas, an African American who lives in an impoverished neighborhood, is employed by a prosperous white family who live in the suburbs of a major city. The money Bigger makes at his new job will be used to supplement his mother's income. As a chauffeur, he is directed by the father of the family to take Mary, the daughter, to the university. Instead, Mary decides to pick up her Socialist boyfriend, Jan, and to spend the time drinking and partying. Jan and Mary portray a young liberal couple who venture into a black neighborhood with Bigger for the sole purpose of being entertained at Ernie's, a black nightclub. On the way home, Mary becomes inebriated and Bigger must get her to her bedroom without being detected. Mary's mother, who is blind, enters the room and Bigger panics at the thought of being caught with a white woman. He accidentally kills Mary by placing a pillow over her head to keep her quiet. Still frightened, Bigger disposes of the body in the furnace, possibly beca
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Jerrold Freedman
Production: Live Home Video
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min





Oh hey guys blue

get up Fernanda you know yes lady you

get to now get up buddy

we youtube there

y'all know I've got a big washing on my

hands today won't y'all out of here boys

turn your head now mommy and bury your





That's enough now they give you those

fielding I get him out of here

without girls been seriously hurt you

not get hurt you down you stop that

bullying know this child and it twice

before in her life Iraq's suppose you

wake up one morning day a nothing like

that ever seem to bother you get that

thing out of here okay you don't turn

ninety now I don't know what in God's

name the matter with you big given thank

you for this nursing that I might.

Express amen

you don't have to get up earlier than

this you want to hold the job let me

place the process to do you know don't

forget you have to see mr. Don't walk up

you sitting there like you're not going

for that job

you gonna come to a bad end you keep

hanging out with that no-count gang of

yours b*tch can you not go mount to

nothing without that job get that job I

can fix up a nice plate you there and

buddy doctor they've come to the Lord to

live like this

you say the same thing over and over I

don't put that thousand times mama don't

want you to forget son you know how you

can forget bigger they often do be such

a great chain saw rusty maybe then we

can get things back the way they was for

your daddy that you still hold out such

hope you pick uncommon

so they act

can't get that job release will cut us

off we won't have no phone they got just

don't understand what is wrong with you


Big up see can figure it.

Kanwar mad huh whoa this 25 degrees 15

yesterday well he's no son he's losing

him radiator at home yeah this wall I

can't take too much code as heatwave

take it

hey baby I thought she was coming crappy

other day I got busy you know how it is

no I don't know I got to catch my train

I'm late for work

I'll be by excuse me if I don't hold my

breath what you laughing at fool

hey man you mess around and lose that



Wish I could be up there like that I'd

go so far away from here forget it

time to fly one of those things if I

have a chance yes I could

yes sir over here okay hello this is a.

President Roosevelt hid from the press

secretary I picked up I'm calling to

meet this afternoon at 4:00 I like you

to be there the president will be kind

of stuff I got a bid the day and it

travels rain slanted Europe itself needs

rain furniture and the Nicolas this

presents an all-over lamp oh dear be

right there

to hell hey Maggie you're worried

filming it's just water involved they

won't let us do nothing man who you

don't understand nothing I'm trying to

tell you do you sometimes I feel you're

like come off is gonna happen you know

nothing ever happens are what you want

to happen anything what's the matter

with you I just don't think I dialed in

white folks affected me here maybe save

more than a job yeah I'm tell me how we

can do this Oh baby I'm so plan to talk

with bigger we'll talk about that for a


why are you bringing it up now see it's

easy we're going to clean the place out

when Blum's gun man account you forget

suppose he beat up two white men in

y'all skate I'm with you booth so you

got it all figured out easy three simple

and light them old man.



y'all going I'm going get it was a rat

we called out my name I don't work for

you little tall black stomach b*tch

you see you see you cause all the top we

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Richard Wesley

Richard Wesley (born July 11, 1945) is an American playwright and screenwriter. He is an associate professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in the Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing. Wesley was born in Newark, New Jersey, to George and Gertrude Wesley, and grew up in the Ironbound section. After finishing high school, he studied playwriting and dramatic literature at Howard University and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1967.He is married to author Valerie Wilson Wesley. As of 2000, he was a resident of Montclair, New Jersey. more…

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