Cooley High

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Cooley High ★★★ 1975 (PG)

Black high school students in Chicago go through the rites of passage in their senior year during the '60s. Film is funny, smart, and much acclaimed. Great soundtrack featuring Motown hits of the era is a highlight. Basis for the TV series “What's Happening.” 107m/C VHS, DVD . Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis; D: Michael A. Schultz; W: Eric Monte.