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Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)

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Godfrey Cambridge Godfrey Cambridge
Grave Digger Jones
Raymond St. Jacques Raymond St. Jacques
Coffin Ed Johnson
Calvin Lockhart Calvin Lockhart
Rev. Deke O'Malley
Judy Pace Judy Pace
Iris
Redd Foxx Redd Foxx
Uncle Budd / Booker Washington Sims
Emily Yancy Emily Yancy
Mabel
John Anderson John Anderson
Capt. Bryce
Lou Jacobi Lou Jacobi
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Arnold Perl Arnold Perl
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Cotton Comes to Harlem is an neo-noir action comedy film co-written and directed in 1970 by Ossie Davis and starring Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, and Redd Foxx. The film is based on Chester Himes' novel of the same name. The opening theme, "Ain't Now But It's Gonna Be" was written by Ossie Davis and performed by Melba Moore. It was followed two years later by the sequel Come Back, Charleston Blue.
Release date: 27 May 1970
UPC: 027616857842
Tags: Blaxploitation (2), Action (1), Comedy (1), 1970 (1), 1970s (1), Based On Novel (1), 70's (1), Exploitation (1), HQ (1)
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