Cornbread, Earl & Me

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Cornbread, Earl & Me ★★ 1975 (R)

A high school basketball star from the ghetto is mistaken for a murderer by cops and shot, causing a subsequent furor of protest and racial hatred. Superficial melodrama. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Tierre Turner, Madge Sinclair, Keith Wilkes, Antonio Fargas, Laurence Fishburne; D: Joseph Manduke; W: Leonard Lamensdorf; C: Jules Brenner; M: Donald Byrd.