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Hopkins Meets HBO
The result is a complete clash of cultures...
and a captivating film
Alan Rickman and Mos Def
as Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas in HBO Films'
Something the Lord Made.
Driving over to the East Baltimore campus on the afternoon
of March 22, Harold Norris was ready for a fight. Norris
was about to preview an HBO film based on the story of the
famed blue-baby surgery developed here in the 1940s by Alfred
Blalock and Vivien Thomas, his own father-in-law. He had
seen an early script, which he had not liked. Worse, he
had heard that the dignified Thomas would be played by someone
known as Mos Def, a rap star no less.