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The Sophisticated Gents (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  29 September 1981 (USA)
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Successful black men who were saved from the streets as teenagers come together in a reunion to honor their mentor.

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Sonny Jim Gaines ...
Coach Charles 'Chappie' Davis
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Richard 'Bubbles' Wiggins
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Shurley Walker
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Cudjo Evers
Thalmus Rasulala ...
Snake
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Ezra 'Chops' Jackson
Raymond St. Jacques ...
D'Artagnan 'Dart' Parks
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Clarence 'Claire' Henderson
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Walter 'Moon' Porter / Silky
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Ralph Joplin
Rosalind Cash ...
Christine Jackson
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Onetha Wiggins
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Evelyn Evers
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Sandra
Janet MacLachlan ...
Diane Walker
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Nine members of an athletic social club for black youth reunite twenty-five years later to honor their former coach, but the reunion is marred by a number of undercurrents, including a murder investigation. Written by Morganalee

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A very good plot

A very good storyline there is little of these guys in all of us who came along 1930,40,50 and 60 I think it should be shown again.Not only show it. maybe the powers that be would think of updating this wonderful story which has the right tone for the times


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