Cornbread, Earl and Me

"He Had the Lightest Touch in a Heavy Town."

Cornbread, Earl and Me is a black drama film that was released in 1975. The movie starts Jamaal Wilkes, Bernie Casey, and Laurence Fishburne in his early movie debut. The movie is about a basketball player who received an athletic scholarship and is a role model to local neighborhood kids. In the middle of the movie, there's a scene where Cornbread, the basketball player, was running and on his way home during a rainstorm. The police had mistakenly thought that Cornbread was the criminal in question and shot him dead in the back. The community were outraged and wanted justice for the slaying. Cornbread, Earl, and Me is a movie that focuses on family and community. It's deep and leaves the watcher thinking.

| 1975 | 1 hr 35 min | 6.9/10
Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair
HBO Video
Joe Manduke, Joseph Manduke
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