Set in the French Quarter where Brando perceives Blanche as working on his wife with a mission to rekindle in her sister the memories of their heritage the superiority of the cultural refinement and social graces of the old South
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"When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." --- Jonathan Swift - Main character Ignatius J. Reilly is the Don Quixote of the French Quarter
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1900 Photo Exhibition from USA for Paris on Negroes --- The mixed-race Creoles were recognized as having a higher social status than field slaves who were chiefly of African ancestry. This was in part based on their proportion of white ancestry.