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The Trial of the Moke (1978)

"The Trial of the Moke" is about the first black man to graduates from West Point. Flipper is framed for embezzlement by his fellow cadets to drive him away. But Flipper wasn't going anywhere until he cleared his name.

Director:

Stan Lathan

Writers:

Harry Chancey (animation: series opening animation) (as Harry Chancey jr), John J. Godfrey (animation: series opening animation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Thalmus Rasulala ... William Chamberlain
Franklyn Seales ... Henry Flipper
Kristie Thatcher Kristie Thatcher ... Miss Molly Reilly
Ron Frazier Ron Frazier ... Charles Nordstrom (as Ronald Frazier)
Howard E. Rollins Jr. ... James Smith
Durwood McDonald Durwood McDonald ... Ross
Robert Burr Robert Burr ... William Shafter
John Mansfield John Mansfield ... John Wilhelmi
James Pickering James Pickering ... Bentz
Alfre Woodard ... Lucy Smith
Samuel L. Jackson ... Johnson Whittaker (as Samuel Jackson)
Henry Strozier ... Joseph Sender
Daniel Mooney Daniel Mooney ... Merritt Barber
Montgomery Davis Montgomery Davis ... Judge Advocate Clous
Bennett Sargent Bennett Sargent ... Colonel Pennypacker
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"The Trial of the Moke" is about the first black man to graduates from West Point. Flipper is framed for embezzlement by his fellow cadets to drive him away. But Flipper wasn't going anywhere until he cleared his name.

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Genres:

Drama

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Originally broadcast on Great Performances (1971). See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I diki tou pithikou See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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