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Book of Numbers (1973)

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Two waiters in Depression-era Arkansas get involved in the numbers racket.

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Credited cast:
Raymond St. Jacques ...
Blueboy Harris
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Dave Green
Freda Payne ...
Kelly Simms
D'Urville Martin
Sterling St. Jacques ...
Kid Flick
Gilbert Green
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Georgia Brown
Doug Finell ...
Eggy
Willie Washinton Jr. ...
Makepeace Johnson
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Hope Clarke ...
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David Magnuson ...
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Baliff (as Dan Owens)
John Raymond Taylor ...
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Two waiters in Depression-era Arkansas get involved in the numbers racket.

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The Black King of the Numbers Game See more »

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Crime | Drama

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13 January 1979 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Blueboy & Companhia Lda.  »

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Film debut of Irma P. Hall. Director Raymond St. Jacques saw her speak at a poetry reading. He hired her to do publicity for the film, but was so impressed by her that he gave her a small role. Hall was a schoolteacher who had never acted before. See more »

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Interesting well acted movie.
28 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie was good and the book it is based on is one of those rare novels that is so well written you think you are observing the characters first hand and it is almost like losing friends when the story ends. Deserves to be seen AND read.!!!


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