Intriguing fare as newly-ousted Mississippi sheriff Little (George Kennedy) and wife Julia (Lynn Carlin) try to laugh, then replacement Price (Jim Brown) at work with town drunk (Roy Glenn), in director Ralph Nelson's ...tick...tick...tick..., 1970.
Newly elected Mississippi sheriff Jim Price (Jim Brown) at home with brother Fred (Leonard Smith) and wife Mary (Janet MacLachlan) in director Ralph Nelson's ...tick...tick...tick..., 1970.
Odd music choices as new Mississippi sheriff Jim Price (Jim Brown) arrives to take over, predecessor Little (George Kennedy), deputies (Don Stroud, Mills Watson) and mayor Parks (Fredric March) receiving, in ...tick...tick...tick..., 1970.
Racial fireworks are set off in a small southern town when a black sheriff (Jim Brown) arrives in ...tick...tick...tick (1970).
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Ralph Nelson, director of Lilies of the Field, returns to the subject of race relations in America for a thoroughly different take in ...tick...tick...tick... Tensions are taken off the back burner, slow simmer, and are placed on full boil in ...tick...tick...tick...'s tale of a black Southern sheriff trapped between the rock and a hard place of two communities separated by skin color and decades of bigotry. Newly elected Sheriff Jimmy Price (Jim Brown) offers no favors or privileges to either community, and quickly earns the ire of both. Warned by the mayor against consulting outsiders (the great Fredric March in his penultimate film performance), Price navigates the tensions until one arrest places him directly in the eye of a hurricane of hate. With only the former sheriff to support him (George Kennedy), Price must try to defuse the tensions before the town explodes.
The newly elected black sheriff (Jim Brown) of a small Southern town must find a way to defuse the hatred in his town before it spirals out of control.
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