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The Guy from Harlem (1977)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  September 1977 (USA)
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Tough streetwise private investigator Al Connors, who works in Florida but originally hails from Harlem, is hired by the CIA to guard a visiting African princess. Moreover, Connors uses all... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Loye Hawkins ...
Al Connors
Cathy Davis ...
Wanda De Bauld
Patricia Fulton ...
Mrs. Ashanti
Wanda Starr ...
Sue
Steve Gallon ...
Harry De Bauld
Laster Wilson ...
Larry De Bauld
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Big Daddy (as Scott Lawrence)
Vaughn Harris ...
David McLeod, CIA (as Vaughan Harris)
Richie Vallon ...
Jim
Michael Murrell ...
Paul Benson
Angela Schon ...
Jo Ann
Douglas Ferraro ...
Man #1
Fernando Yi ...
Man #2
Colleen Martinez ...
Masseuse
Hyatt Hodgdon ...
Mac
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Tough streetwise private investigator Al Connors, who works in Florida but originally hails from Harlem, is hired by the CIA to guard a visiting African princess. Moreover, Connors uses all his sharp street smarts and fierce fighting skills to find another woman who's been abducted by the evil Big Daddy. Written by Woodyanders

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Several actors flub lines throughout the film. Possibly the most noticeable example is when Harry thanks Sue by saying, "Good lookin', you've been... you took care of business." See more »

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Al Connors: I've got the money, the coke and a picture of your daughter. There's one more thing I need.
Harry De Bauld: What is that, Al?
Al Connors: That's all the information you can give me on this Big Daddy fella. Who is he?
Harry De Bauld: When you say 'who is he?' you're talking about what he looks like and where he hangs out. Nobody knows, Al. That's one thing we can't tell you much about. Very few people ever see Big Daddy. The only thing I can tell you though, he's about six feet two inches tall, has blond, curly hair and, man, you talking ...
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Wow.
16 June 2003 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This movie left me in awe. No, not because it was good. This is the perfect example of a bad movie. I had never seen a movie as bad as this before. Ever. The cinematography was non-existent. The lighting was terrible. I have seen better acting from first grade children in a school play. There were somes scenes when it looked like the actors were reading from cue cards. The editing was awful. Some scenes seemed interlaced with others. This movie could only be watched for two reasons. Those reasons are to see what a truly bad movie is, and to appreciate the B movies. This movie could be called an F movie. My vote is ½ out of **** (or perhaps ¼ out of ****)


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