Cotton Comes To Harlem
starring by Cleavon Little, Raymond St. Jacques & Godfrey Cambridge

Cotton Comes To Harlem [DVD]
Cotton Comes To Harlem [DVD]
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One of the most influential Soul Cinema pix ever to shoot onto the screen, Cotton Comes To Harlem spawned the blaxploitation boom by delivering a "refreshingly different detective action yarn with soul and humor" (Cue) and an unbeatable mix of "fast-paced adventure [and] comic lunacy" (Pacific Film Archive). Detectives "Gravedigger" Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and "Coffin Ed" Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) are on the case and in everyone's face when they investigate Rev. Deke O'Malley (Calvin Lockhart) a brother whose "Back To Africa" campaign is nothing more than a big scam for bigga' bucks. But when $87,000 of O'Malley's laundered cash gets stashed in a bail of cotton, Gravedigger and Coffin find they're not the only dudes suddenly interested in soaring cotton prices! Trailing the bale all over Harlem, the detectives come up against the mafia, the police, black militants and more in an all-out dash to nab the $87,000 cash and to 86 anyone who stands in the way!

Based on the novel, Cotton Comes To Harlem, by Chester Himes.

Cast: Cleavon Little, Raymond St. Jacques, Godfrey Cambridge, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace, Redd Foxx, John Anderson, J.D. Cannon

Directed by Ossie Davis

UPC: 027616857842
Length: 96 Minutes
Rating: R
Film Release Date: 1970
DVD Release Date: 2001
Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Audio Format: Dolby Digital Mono
Screen Format: Full Screen
Color: Color
Original Language: English
Other Languages: None
Subtitles: English, French & Spanish
Closed Captioned

Special Features:

  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Cotton Comes To Harlem
starring by Cleavon Little, Raymond St. Jacques & Godfrey Cambridge

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