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Black Caesar

Directed by Larry Cohen
Produced by Larry Cohen
Benjamin Fisz
Kenneth Rive
Written by Larry Cohen
Starring Fred Williamson
Gloria Hendry
Music by James Brown
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Distributed by MGM
Released February 7, 1973
First Screened {{{screened}}}
Running time 87 minutes
Language English
Budget
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IMDb profile

Black Caesar is a 1973 blaxploitation film, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry. The film was written and directed by Larry Cohen. Fred The Hammer Williamson (born March 5, 1938 in Gary, Indiana) was a star defensive player in the American Football League during the 1960s, playing for the Oakland Raiders and later the Kansas City Chiefs. ... Gloria Hendry (born March 3, 1949) is an actress. ... James Brown, known variously as: Soul Brother Number One, the Godfather of Soul, Mr. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... Blaxploitation is a portmanteau, or combination, of the words “black” and “exploitation”. It is a film genre which emerged in the United States in the early 1970s when many exploitation films were made that targeted the urban African American audience. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Larry Cohen (born 15 July 1941, Kingston, New York, USA) is an American film producer, director, and screenwriter. ...


Cast

  • Fred Williamson — Tommy Gibbs
  • Gloria Hendry — Helen
  • Art Lund — McKinney
  • D'Urville Martin — Reverend Rufus
  • Julius Harris — Mr. Gibbs
  • Minnie Gentry — Mama Gibbs
  • Philip Roye — Joe Washington
  • William Wellman Jr. — Alfred Coleman
  • James Dixon — Bryant
  • Val Avery — Cardoza
  • Patrick McAllister — Grossfield
  • Don Pedro Colley — Crawdaddy
  • Myrna Hansen — Virginia Coleman
  • Omer Jeffrey — Tommy as a boy
  • Michael Jeffrey — Joe as a boy

Fred The Hammer Williamson (born March 5, 1938 in Gary, Indiana) was a star defensive player in the American Football League during the 1960s, playing for the Oakland Raiders and later the Kansas City Chiefs. ... Gloria Hendry (born March 3, 1949) is an actress. ... Julius W. Harris, (1923, Philadelphia - October 17, 2004 Woodland Hills, California) was an American actor who played in more than 70 movies and on TV in a career that spanned four decades. ...

See also

The Godfather is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name (see The Godfather (novel)) written by Mario Puzo, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. ...

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