Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

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Set in Los Angeles in 1948 against the background of black-white relations just after World War II. Easy Rawlins has left the army having distinguished himself. Looking for a job he accepts money from De Witt Albright to find a white woman called Daphne Monet who has been involved with Todd Carter, one of the local mayoral candidates. He finds himself drawn into the intrigues of the under-world, murder and corruption and learns the truth about Daphne.

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