Chameleon Street ★★★ 1989 (R)
Entertaining fact-based account of William Douglas Street, a Detroit man who successfully impersonated, among others, a Time magazine reporter and a surgeon until he was caught and sent to prison. He escaped and went to Yale, faked his identity as a student, and then returned to Michigan to impersonate a lawyer for the Detroit Human Rights Commission. Harris wrote and directed this insightful look into the man who fooled many people, including the mayor of Detroit, Coleman A. Young, who appears briefly as himself. 95m/C VHS . Wendell B. Harris Jr., Angela Leslie, Amina Fakir, Paula McGee, Mano Breckenridge, David Kiley, Anthony Ennis; Cameos: Coleman A. Young; D: Wendell B. Harris Jr.; W: Wendell B. Harris Jr.; C: Daniel S. Noga; M: Peter S. Moore. Sundance ’90: Grand Jury Prize.
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