Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

The unintentional shooting by police of a star basketball player has profound personal, political and community repercussions in this acclaimed adaptation of the novel Hog Butcher by Ronald Fair. This was one of the more thoughtful urban dramas produced at the height of the "blaxploitation" craze. Also released under the title Hit the Open Man, it features the screen debut of Laurence Fishburne, who was barely a teenager at the time.

Directing:
  • Joseph Manduke
Writing:
  • Ronald Fair
  • Leonard Lamensdorf
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  • Release Date: 1975-05-21
  • Views: 98
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 95

Laurence Fishburne

Wilford Robinson

Bernie Casey

Officer Larry Atkins

Moses Gunn

Benjamin Blackwell

Rosalind Cash

Sarah Robinson

Stack Pierce

Sam Hamilton
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