Black Girl (1972)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  9 November 1972 (USA)
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An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudia McNeil ...
Louise Stubbs ...
Peggy Pettit ...
Gloria Edwards ...
Rhetta Greene ...
Ruth Ann (as Loretta Greene)
Kent Martin ...
Gertrude Jeannette
Carl Byrd
Damu King
Erik Kilpatrick
Bob Harris ...


An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.

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Mama Rose: [Billie Jean is sulking in her bedroom. There is a bump at the door] Open this door, girl!
[Billie Jean opens the door to see Mama Rose carrying groceries across the room to the kitchen]
Mama Rose: Billie Jean, ain't I tell you to keep this door open? Now open that other door!
Billie Jean: [opening Kitchen door to let Mama Rose through to set bags on the counter] Oh Mama, sometimes I be in here undressing and Mr. Herbert just walk in here without even knocking.
Mama Rose: [putting groceries away throughout] You don't be undressing ...
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Edited into Afro Promo (1997) See more »


Written by Ed Bogas (uncredited) and Jesse Osborne (uncredited)
Sung by Walter Hawkins
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I have seen Black Girl about 4 or 5 times, and I enjoy it each time I see it. TV One runs it quite a bit. I'm a product of the 70's and I just love the 70's. I love all the old movies from the 70's. The part of Netta was played by Leslie Uggams (did you notice how knock-kneed she is? LOL) I was surprised to learn that the father in the movie was a pimp. I didn't even realize that, but he did have a Caddy and was throwing money around like it was just plain old paper. A few of the cast members are deceased: Gloria Edwards, Claudia McNeill, the lady who played the mother. Did anyone know that Gloria Edwards was married to the actor Dick Anthony Williams?

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