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Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)

 -  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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Godfrey Cambridge ...
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Peter De Anda ...
Joe
Percy Rodrigues ...
Bryce
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Carol
Maxwell Glanville ...
Caspar
Minnie Gentry ...
Her Majesty
Dick Sabol ...
Jarema
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Frank Mago
Toney Brealond ...
Drag Queen
Tim Pelt ...
Earl J
Marcia McBroom ...
Girl Barber
Darryl Knibb ...
Douglas
Joseph Ray ...
Bubba
Adam Wade ...
Benjy
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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 <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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A ghost has come back to Harlem--and started the wildest gang war ever. See more »

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Deixem a Cidade Se Vingar  »

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The screenplay for the film is inspired by the legacies of real life Harlem gangsters Bumpy Johnson and Frank Lucas. The character of Joe (the fake Charleston Blue) resembles the actual Frank Lucas, who was a major drug dealer around Harlem and Newark, during the time the film was made. There are numerous parallels between the Charleston Blue persona and Frank Lucas, who was known for his "Blue Magic" brand of heroin. See more »

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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 »

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COME BACK CHARLESTON BLUE
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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