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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)












Starring:
  • Thomas Anderson
  • Jay Van Leer
  • Robert Dunn
  • Mabel King
  • Frank Care
  • Esther Rolle
  • Avon Long
  • Rhetta Hughes
IMDb.com:
Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of
devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an
attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the
party fail.

Cinemaggeddon.com:
Melvin Van Peebles' first film after his groundbreaking blaxploitation
effort Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song was this photographed version
of his Broadway musical Don't Play Us Cheap, in which a pair of Satan's
helpers, in order to earn their horns, are dispatched to Harlem to
crash into (and break up) a wild party.

Provided by Cinnemageddon user DJE thru Funkback

Link to soundtrack review:
Melvin Van Peebles - Don't Play Us Cheap! (1972)

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