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The Final Comedown (1972)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | April 1972 (USA)
Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.

Director:

Oscar Williams

Writers:

Jimmy Garrett (play), Oscar Williams (written for the screen by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Dee Williams ... Johnny Johnson
D'Urville Martin ... Billy Joe Ashley
Celia Milius ... Renee Freeman (as Celia Kaye)
Ed Cambridge ... Dr. Smalls (as Edmund Cambridge)
Billy Durkin Billy Durkin ... Michael Freeman
Morris D. Erby Morris D. Erby ... Mr. Johnson (as Morris Erby)
Pamela Jones Pamela Jones ... Luanna
Cal Wilson Cal Wilson
John Johnson John Johnson
Nate Esformes
Richard Francis Richard Francis
Sam Gilman
Jon Scott Jon Scott
Marlene Czernin Marlene Czernin
Judy Morris
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Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.

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Billy Dee Williams...Badder than ever! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blast! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Raymond St. Jacques has a role in this movie which he did between two of his better films: the classic "Cotton Comes To Harlem" 1970 directed by Ossie Davis; and "Book Of Numbers" 1973 which Raymond directed. See more »

Alternate Versions

Blast! (1976) is an alternate version of this film, with new footage directed by Allan Arkush. The director credited is "Frank Arthur Wilson." See more »

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Past, Present And Future
Written by Wade Marcus and Grant Green
Performed by Grant Green
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good black propaganda
9 October 2003 | by NullnessSee all my reviews

I was really touched by this film. I thought the cinematography was excellent in it. It's a pretty depressing movie, and it shouldn't be looked down upon just because it's propaganda. It's well edited and well crafted. Reminded me of the battleship potemkin in this regard.


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