Melinda (1972)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  19 May 1973 (Japan)
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A slick, smooth-talking, womanizing young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when she is found dead in his apartment. It ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie J. Parker
Rosalind Cash ...
Terry Davis
Paul Stevens ...
Rockne Tarkington ...
Gregg Van
Renny Roker ...
Dennis Smith
Charles Atkins
Jan Tice ...
Lonne Elder III ...
Lt. Daniels (as Lonne Elder)
Ed Cambridge ...
Detective (as Edmund Cambridge)
Young Man
Joe Hooker ...
Rome's Servant
Allen Pinson ...


A slick, smooth-talking, womanizing young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when she is found dead in his apartment. It turns out that she was killed by the local mob, which is trying to frame him for the crime. With the police after him, he calls on some of his old acquaintances to help clear his name and avenge the woman's death. Written by

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Jim Kelly's first screen appearance. Rockne Tarkington who plays Tank, was originally cast to play Williams in "Enter The Dragon ",however the part ultimately went to Jim Kelly and jump started his career. See more »


Referenced in Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s (2002) See more »


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Calvin Lockheart is great
24 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie and Calvin Lockheart is a great actor and he is good on the eyes. I love his voice I have been looking for this movie Melinda for years I can not find it anywhere.All of the actors and actresses did good the plot was good and I enjoyed the action. I have seen Calvin Lockheart in other movies and he did good an all of them as well I would like to see him in something now, I know he is much older now but there are movies for older men also THERE ARE TV shows that he could be on he helped to make the way for actors and actresses of today.He could appear on shows like Girlfriends also The Parkers. That is only a couple of suggestions.I would like to see him in a movie about his life.If anyone know where I can get the movie please post it.

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