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(1977 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Moffitt

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Maya Angelou ... (soliloquy)
Bob Ellison
Langston Hughes ... (poem "Harlem Sweeties")
Paul Mooney
Richard Pryor
Alan Thicke
Rocco Urbisci

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Himself / The Reverend James L. White / Idi Amin Dada / Shoeshine Man / Willie
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Willie's Wife
Shirley Hemphill ...
Pushy Fan from Tour Group
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Sister Mabel Williams
William Guest ...
Himself (as The Pips)
Merald Knight ...
Himself (as The Pips)
Edward Patten ...
Himself (as The Pips)
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Booster Johnson
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Slave Driver / Bartender
Falstaff Wilde
Pat Hodges ...
Choir (as Hodges James & Smith)
Denita James ...
Choir (as Hodges James & Smith)
Jessica Smith ...
Choir (as Hodges James & Smith)
Lois January ...
Older Woman
John Wheeler ...
Security Guard
Alice Jubert ...
Herself
Debbie Hoffman ...
Herself
Janice Morgan ...
Herself
Jan-Minika Hughes ...
Herself (as Jan Hughes)
Diane Whitmore ...
Herself
Yvonne Mooney ...
Herself
Azizi Johari ...
Herself (as Azizi)
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Drunken Bar Patron
Norma Miller ...
Bar Patron
Jeri Gray ...
Bar Patron
Arnold Johnson ...
Old Man
Eddie Singleton ...
Kid
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Kid (as Christoff St. John)
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Writer (as Dick Williams)
...
Writer
Erik Kilpatrick ...
Writer (as Eric Kilpatrick)
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Woman Writer
Lou B. Washington ...
Writer (as Ludie Washington)
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Produced by 

Garry Blye ... associate producer
Bob Ellison ... producer
Burt Sugarman ... executive producer

Casting By 

Paul Mooney

Art Direction by 

Bill Bohnert

Makeup Department 

Harry Blake ... makeup artist
Donl Morse ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Peter Nichol ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Tom Munshower ... associate director

Sound Department 

Joe Ralston ... audio

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ed Huston ... video
Lon Stucky ... lighting director

Casting Department 

Paul Mooney ... casting

Editorial Department 

Thomas Klein ... videotape editor (as Tom Klein)

Music Department 

H.B. Barnum ... music director
D'Vaughn Pershing ... music coordinator

Other crew 

Bibi Green ... production assistant
Carl McCarthy ... stage manager
Donald McKayle ... choreographer
Dianne Ogden ... production assistant
George Rhodes Jr. ... stage manager
Jerry Weiss ... technical director

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