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Claudine tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on welfare. She has a romance with Roop, a cheerful garbageman she meets while working on the side as a maid.

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Cast

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Charles (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacques)
Tamu Blackwell ...
Charlene (as Tamu)
David Kruger ...
Paul
Yvette Curtis ...
Patrice
Eric Jones ...
Francis
Socorro Stephens ...
Lurlene
Adam Wade ...
Owen
C. Harrison Avery ...
Minister (as Harrison Avery)
Mordecai Lawner ...
Process Server
Elisa Loti ...
Miss Kabak
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Mrs. Winston
Jay Van Leer ...
Bar Woman
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Bus Woman #1
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Claudine tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on welfare. She has a romance with Roop, a cheerful garbageman she meets while working on the side as a maid. Written by Will Gilbert

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A heart and soul comedy. Can you dig it?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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6 August 1976 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Claudine Corpo e Alma  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs. See more »

Goofs

When Claudine and her girlfriends are riding the bus at the beginning of the movie, the bus passes the New Marble Hill movie theatre twice. See more »


Soundtracks

Make Yours a Happy Home
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Gladys Knight & The Pips (as Gladys Knight and The Pips)
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A warm and loving movie
27 October 2001 | by (Midnight Movie Land) – See all my reviews

This movie was released right smack in the middle of the classic Blaxploitation era but is a definite departure from that genre.

It is a warm movie about a family sticking together through everything.

I saw this movie when it was first released and enjoyed it then, it was very nice to find it on TV so I could tape it and enjoy it over and over again.

The movie reminds me of the TV sitcom "Good Times", and fans of that TV show should enjoy this movie, it's just not as silly as the TV show could often be.

Recommended, and I would not steer you wong!


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