Family of Dr. Donald Shirley Says Green Book Movie is “100% Wrong

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Image result for pic of green book movieThe Green Book is a movie that shows the relationship between pianist Dr. Donald Shirley and his chauffeur  Tony “Lip” Vallelonga. The ,movie stars Marhershala Ali as Dr. Shirley and  Viggo Mortenson as Vallelonga. The film is supposedly based on the real life “friendship” between Dr. Shirley and Tony Vallelonga. It is true that Dr. Shirley was a genius pianist who hired Vallelonga to work for him during the 1960’s. However, the family of Dr. Shirley says everything else in the movie is “100% wrong”

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