with Underground Railroad abolitionists in The Jazz Cage.
is 1924—sixty years after the South’s victory in
McCluey, bounty hunter for the mob, is sent to help out a wealthy
Virginian bootlegger. Frank’s job: track down two female
who’ve run away
from the millionaire.
But the mob has
made a bad choice.
Instead of capturing the
decides to help them
escape to Canada,
his mission now
aided by the pint-sized but steel-willed runaway Della and the outlawed
Della and Frank become the target of slave catchers, cops, gangsters,
most chilling of all, a Confederate agent nicknamed the Hound for his
to always sniff out and kill his prey.