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Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)

| Comedy, Musical, Romance
Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

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Thomas Anderson ...
Mr. Percy
Jay Van Leer ...
Mrs. Johnson (as Jay Vanleer)
Robert Dunn ...
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House guest at the party
George Ooppee McCurn ...
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Joshie Armstead ...
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Frank Carey ...
Mr. Johnson
Nate Barnett ...
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Miss Maybell
Avon Long ...
Brother Dave
Rhetta Hughes ...
Earnestine
Joe Keyes Jr. ...
Trinity (as Joseph Keyes)
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Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.

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The album cover for Melvin Van Peebles' "As Serious As A Heart-Attack" can be seen on the door of the bathroom during the film's ending credits. See more »

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Quittin' Time
Written by Melvin Van Peebles
Performed by George Ooppee McCurn
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A Great Movie For The Early 1970s
5 April 2003 | by (Portsmouth, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This was a cool musical movie! It was nice to see Esther Rolle and Teresa Merrit in another role besides the roles that made them very popular. This movie was so funny and crazy. It was definitely a great movie to be made in 1973!


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