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A Place Called Today (1972)

X | | Drama | 15 June 1972 (USA)
Racial tensions arise when a black lawyer runs for mayor of a racially divided town.

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J. Herbert Kerr Jr. ...
Randy Johnson
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Richard Smedley ...
Ron Carton
Timothy Brown ...
Steve Smith (as Tim Brown)
Peter Carew ...
Ben Atkinson
Woody Carter ...
Black Radical
Leo Tepp ...
Alexander Cartwright
Cucho Viera ...
White Radical
Howard Zeiden ...
Doug Gilmore
Humphrey Davis ...
John Higgins
George Fairley ...
Black Construction Worker
Byian Johnson ...
Little Boy
John LaMotta ...
White Construction Worker (as John La Motta)
Mary Rio Lewis ...
Mrs. Johnson
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Racial tensions arise when a black lawyer runs for mayor of a racially divided town.

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Fear Is Power! You Want Your City -- Fight For It!

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A Place Called Today
Lyrics by R. Kent Evans
Music by Robert G. Orpin (as Robert Orpin)
Sung by Tom Ghent
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Interesting only as a curiosity
3 September 1999 | by (SE PA) – See all my reviews

One of the few Cheri Caffaro movies. Yes, she gets tied up again and abducted nude wrapped up in a sleeping bag. The movie is very heavy-handed in what's supposed to be social comment for the early 70s. Altogether pretty dismal for a movie, except for when Ms. Caffaro is on. Even Lana Wood (Natalie's sister) can't do much. Still, I picked the tape up used for five dollars so I don't feel too badly


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