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Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ossie Davis

Writing Credits  

Chester Himes ... (based upon the novel by)
 
Arnold Perl ... (screenplay) and
Ossie Davis ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Godfrey Cambridge ...
Raymond St. Jacques ...
...
Rev. Deke O'Malley
Judy Pace ...
Iris
...
Uncle Budd / Booker Washington Sims
Emily Yancy ...
Mabel
...
Capt. Bryce
Lou Jacobi ...
Goodman
...
Lt. Anderson
...
Calhoun
Mabel Robinson ...
Billie
Dick Sabol ...
Jarema
...
Lo Boy
Teddy Wilson ...
Barry (as Theodore Wilson)
Maxwell Glanville ...
Caspar
Arnold Williams ...
Hi Jenks
Van Kirksey ...
Early Riser (as Van Kriksey)
...
Church Sister
Irwin C. Watson ...
Minister
Gertrude Jeannette ...
Sister Minnie
...
Tom
Simm Landres ...
Luddy
Turk Turpin ...
Dum Dum
Tommy Lane ...
'44' (as Tom Lane)
Gilbert Lewis ...
1st Black Beret
Wally Taylor ...
2nd Black Beret
William Pratt ...
3rd Black Beret
Lisle Wilson ...
4th Black Beret
John D. Anthony ...
5th Black Beret
...
Black Plainclothesman
...
John Hill (as Anthony Brubaker)
...
Secretary
...
Cowboy (as Walter Scott Jr.)
Jimmy Hayeson ...
Wino
Lawrence Cook ...
1st Young Black Man
Vincent Hamill ...
Lead picket
Rudy Townsend ...
2nd Picket
...
Woman (as Vernee Watson)
Ernest Marks ...
Man
Al Fann ...
Billie Boy
Alyce Webb ...
Angry Woman
Louis Whitman ...
Chicken Man
Kenneth Manigault ...
Traveling Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gene Lindsey ...
Luddy
Frederick O'Neal
Vinnette Carroll ...
Reba (uncredited)
Harold Gaetano ...
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Stanley Greene ...
Chep (uncredited)
...
Backround Detective (uncredited)
...
Singer at the Apollo Theater (uncredited)
Lee Steele ...
Sidewalk Fur Coat Salesman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Samuel Goldwyn Jr. ... producer

Music by 

Galt MacDermot

Cinematography by 

Gerald Hirschfeld

Film Editing by 

Robert Q. Lovett

Art Direction by 

Emanuel Gerard

Costume Design by 

Anna Hill Johnstone

Makeup Department 

Irvin Carlton ... makeup artist
Walter Fountain ... hair stylist: Miss Pace

Production Management 

Stanley Neufeld ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sam Bennerson ... second assistant director
John Cates ... second assistant director
Domenic D'Antonio ... assistant director
Alan Hopkins ... assistant director
Max Kleven ... second unit director

Art Department 

Robert Drumheller ... set dresser
Sheldon Haber ... sketch artist
Clint Marshall ... property master
Bruno Robotti ... scenic artist

Sound Department 

Newton Avrutis ... production sound mixer
Robert Rogow ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Ira Anderson Jr. ... special effects

Stunts 

Max Kleven ... stunt coordinator
Alan Oliney ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Enrique Bravo ... camera operator
Gil Geller ... photographer: second unit
Ron Zarilla ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Vic Ramos ... extras casting (as Victor Ramos Jr.)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gertha Brock ... wardrobe coordinator
Catherine Gaudio ... set wardrobe

Editorial Department 

John Carter ... associate editor
Barry Malkin ... associate editor
Marquis Shelton ... assistant editor

Music Department 

George Adams ... music editor
Martin Banks ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Gary McFarland ... music arranged by (uncredited)

Other crew 

Stanley E. Campbell ... location coordinator (as Stanley Campbell)
Al Fann ... assistant to producer
Roger Furman ... assistant to producer
Louis Johnson ... choreographer
Noni Rock ... production secretary
Bert Schneiderman ... production accountant
John Shabazz ... community relations
Julia Tucker ... continuity
Crew believed to be complete

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