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Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

Directed by Don McGlynn
United States, 1998
Documentary, Biography

Synopsis

Charles narrates pieces of his own story. Born from a half black/half Swedish father and a half black/half Chinese mother (later having a half black/half Indian step-mother) Mingus tried to be all types of races but found he was a misfit that didn’t belong anywhere; so he says he’s just a negro.

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Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog Directed by Don McGlynn

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