Items tagged "characters": 4

Murder Scene in Native Son

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This image includes a photo of the murder scene in Native Son. Bigger Thomas (Canada Lee) smothers the drunk Mary Dalton (Anne Burr) in an effort to keep her quiet about his presence in her room when when the blind Mrs. Dalton walks in.

Photos of Canada Lee

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Different depictions of Canada Lee as Bigger Thomas. Many of the more violent/poignant moments of the play are depicted through these images.

Short Bio and Portrait of Canada Lee

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The collector's playbill for Native Son included extensive biographies (i.e. about a page each) and portraits of each significant character in the play (i.e. Bigger Thomas, Mary Dalton etc). Canada Lee's biography and portrait was first in the playbill.

Farm Owners in Order of Appearance

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Langston Hughes wrestled with the individual pathologies of his characters, including the farm owners.