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Five on the Black Hand Side [DVD] [1973]

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Synopsis

Five on the Black Hand Side
Five on the Black Hand Side was released at a time when most black-oriented films were bloody action fests. In contrast, this low-budget effort, coproduced by actors Brock Peters and Michael Tolan, eschews exploitation for humanity and domestic drama. Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her husband's retrogressive behavior. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Clarice Taylor
    Clarice Taylor - Mrs. Brooks
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    Leonard Jackson - Mr. Brooks
  • Godfrey Cambridge
    Godfrey Cambridge
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    Doug Johnson
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    Philomena Nowlin
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