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Zoot Suit Characters

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Adella

See Della Barrios.

Alice Bloomfield

A reporter for the Daily People's World newspaper, Alice heads the campaign for the gang's release. As a Jew, she insists that she understands their predicament, and that she fights for them because of the oppression of her people. Her temporary passion for Henry emanates as much from the intensity of their shared political goals as it does from the chemistry between them.

Cholo

Cholo, a younger member of the gang, gets left behind after the arrests. He and Rudy get into their own brawls with the Anglos one night, in which Rudy does the fighting while Cholo escorts the women out of harm's way.

Lieutenant Edwards

Lt. Edwards is the tough cop who tells the press he refuses to ' 'mollycoddle these youngsters any more' ' as he puts the gang under arrest. He tries— and fails—to bribe Henry into squealing...

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