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Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  21 April 1973 (Japan)
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Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black ... See full summary »



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Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black gangster, dead 4 decades. When he seems to have reappeared, once again slitting throats with his Blue straight edge razors, the two cops begin a complicated search for some answers. Written by John Vogel <>

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Those 'Cotton Comes To Harlem' cops are at it again! See more »


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21 April 1973 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Begrafenis met dodelijke afloop  »

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This film and They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970) are notable as among the first sequels to a color cop movie, long before the first sequel to Dirty Harry (1971) came out. Even more remarkable, both of these films featured African-American protagonists. See more »


Gravedigger Jones: Blink once and you're dead.
Coffin Ed Johnson: Blink twice and you're buried.
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Followed by A Rage in Harlem (1991) See more »


Music by Donny Hathaway
Lyrics by Quincy Jones and Al Cleveland
Sung by Donny Hathaway and Valerie Simpson
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Yea this one's got all the action the first was missing but it's still a classic. Both will make you laugh, the first one is more like an introduction to Coffin Ed and Grave Digger Jones, this sequel is where they Get Down

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