The River Niger [DVD] [1976]

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The River Niger
River Niger is a Tony Award-winning play turned to a movie. It features James Earl Jones as a house-painter/poet who struggles to support his cancer-plagued wife (Cicely Tyson). This is a realistic portrayal of the difficulties encountered in the poverty-stricken ghetto. ~ Phillip Erlewine, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Cicely Tyson
    Cicely Tyson - Mattie Williams
  • James Earl Jones
    James Earl Jones - Johnny Williams
  • Glynn Turman
    Glynn Turman - Jeff Williams
  • Roger E. Mosley
    Roger E. Mosley - Big Moe Hayes
  • Jonelle Allen
    Jonelle Allen - Ann Vanderguild

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