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Norman... Is That You? (1976)

 -  Comedy  -  13 May 1977 (Finland)
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A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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Ben Chambers
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Beatrice Chambers
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Garson Hobart
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Norman Chambers
Tamara Dobson ...
Audrey
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Melody (as Vernée Watson)
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Adele Hobart
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Mr. Sukara - Bookstore Clerk
Sergio Aragonés ...
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Larry Davenport
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A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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There's a Sexual Revolution Going On... And All the Leaders Are in My Family!

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To save money, the interior scenes were shot with a multi-camera television setup, then transferred to 35mm film. See more »

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Although movie is set in Los Angeles, one of characters makes mention of a recent visit to a local A&P supermarket, an east coast chain that has no stores on West Coast. See more »

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Follows The Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie Star (1976) See more »

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One Out Of Every Six
Music by William Goldstein (uncredited)
Lyrics by Ron Miller
Performed by Thelma Houston
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Excellent comedy about gay stereotypes
16 January 2002 | by (South Bend, IN) – See all my reviews

Even though this movie came out a year before I was born, it is definetely one of my favorite comedies. It stars Redd Foxx as a father who tries to understand his son's homosexuality. Like most parents, he doesn't know a thing about what it means to be gay and has all of these stereotypical notions of what gay people are like. His son, Norman, is now grown up and living on his own. When his father, Ben, finds out that his son is gay, he pays his son a visit in hopes of changing him. The title comes from one of the funniest lines in the movie--when Ben gets to Norman's apartments he runs into a female prostitute and thinks it's his son in drag ("Norman... Is that you?"). The movie had me laughing from start to finish. Redd Foxx is great. Although a lot of the content is stereotypical, I didn't find anything offensive about the way the material was handled, and it even has a good ending. Highly recommended.


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