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Emma Mae (1976)

R | | Drama | 1976 (USA)
A native young girl from the South moves in with her relatives in a Los Angeles ghetto. At first she is made fun of, but eventually she is accepted and plots to rob a bank to raise bail ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Jerri Hayes ...
Emma Mae
Ernest Williams II ...
Jesse Amos
Charles D. Brooks III ...
Ezekiel 'Zeke' Johnson
Leopoldo Mandeville ...
Chay
Malik Carter ...
'Big Daddy' Johnson
Eddie Allen ...
James
Gammy Burdett ...
Daisy Stansell
Teri Taylor ...
Dara Stansell
Synthia Saint James ...
Ulika Stansell (as Synthia James)
Robert Slaughter ...
Devo
Eddy C. Dyer ...
Huari Stansell (as Eddy Dyer)
Laetitia Burdett ...
Melik Stansell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Barrese ...
Cop at carwash
Stephanie A. Bell ...
Hun-ee
Pam Belson ...
Girl at party
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A native young girl from the South moves in with her relatives in a Los Angeles ghetto. At first she is made fun of, but eventually she is accepted and plots to rob a bank to raise bail money for her new boyfriend, who is a jailed drug dealer. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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She's Rough'n Tough - Don't Take No Stuff See more »

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Black Sister's Revenge  »

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Quotes

Emma Mae: [after beating the hell out of another woman] Sorry for the rude interruption.
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Connections

Featured in TCM Underground: Emma Mae/Penitentiary (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Theme From Emma Mae (Long To Be Back Home),
Written by H.B. Barnum and Walter Johnson
Vocal by Keisa Brown
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23 October 2010 | by (Humble, TX) – See all my reviews

I only took the two points because of the budget. This is a very good moving for a low budget. It is one I grow up watching as little girl and enjoyed the storyline, acting and step into time. Now I share with my children. The acting is very good from the two leads, Jerrie Hayes and Ernst Williams. Although, not a very common story line, the story line is one we may still need to pay attention to today. There are many lessons to be learned from this moving. Although they may have lost me in there mean to an end action to free Zeke and Jesse. It doesn't ways work out this way in life, but it is a movie. Nevertheless, there were still great meaning behind the film. We need to understand who we are, what we are living for and is it worth the cost? I really wish more projects like this one could have been produced. I would have loved to see both Hayes and Williams in other productions. I believe that both of them may have been overlooked. I guess there wasn't very many roles available to someone with such beautiful skin and talent. LOL.


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