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The Guy from Harlem (1977)

R | | Action | September 1977 (USA)
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 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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Surprised to see it listed!
30 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie almost 30 years ago, shortly after I participated in the filming of it. I don't remember much, but I remember thinking it was pretty good considering it was done with amateurs and almost no budget! But everything is relative, and given the choice today, I would have to say that the only reason I would watch it again is because my name is in the credits. The real life scenes that occurred during the filming of it were definitely more interesting than the movie itself. I did enjoy some of the soundtrack which was written and performed by professionals, a local Miami band called "Brand New". PS The leading lady may not win an Oscar, but she could definitely win an award for her voice!


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