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Title Cornbread, Earl and me [videorecording] / American International ; a Joe Manduke, Leonard Lamensdorf film ; screenplay by Leonard Lamensdorf ; directed and produced by Joe Manduke.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    COR    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    COR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical mono Dolby digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Cast Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Keith Wilkes, Madge Sinclair, Laurence Fishburne III.
Credits Director of photography, Jules Brenner ; editor, Aaron Stell ; music, Donald Byrd.
Note Based upon the novel "Hog butcher" by Ronald L. Fair.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary Nathaniel "Cornbread" Hamilton was the black urban dream and a hero to youngsters Wilford Robinson and Earl Carter. Shortly before he would have become the first man from his community to go to college, he demonstrates his scholarship-winning running ability to his friends and admirers in the neighborhood. At the same time, the police are on a manhunt for an armed rapist. They mistake Cornbread for the rapist and shoot him dead in the street. In the aftermath of the community's shattered dream, and in the face of an intimidating police cover-up, Wilford is determined not to betray the memory of his hero.
Note Includes trailer.
Subject African American teenagers -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Basketball players -- Drama.
Police shootings -- Drama.
South Side (Chicago, Ill.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Manduke, Joseph, film director, film producer.
Lamensdorf, Leonard, screenwriter.
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993, actor.
Cash, Rosalind, actor.
Casey, Bernie, actor.
Wilkes, Jamaal, 1953- actor.
Sinclair, Madge, actor.
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- actor.
Brenner, Jules (Cinematographer)
Stell, Aaron, editor of moving image work.
Byrd, Donald, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work) Fair, Ronald L. Hog butcher.
American International Pictures (Firm), production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Standard No. 887090122412
Music No. OF1224 Olive Films

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