Sophisticated Gents

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Sophisticated Gents ★★★ 1981

Nine boyhood friends, members of a black athletic club, reunite after 25 years to honor their old coach and see how each of their lives has been affected by being black men in American society. Based on the novel “The Junior Bachelor Society” by John A. Williams. 200m/C VHS . Paul Winfield, Roosevelt “Rosie” Grier, Bernie Casey, Raymond St. Jacques, Thalmus Rasulala, Dick Anthony Williams, Ron O'Neal, Rosalind Cash, Denise Nicholas, Alfre Woodard, Melvin Van Peebles, Robert Earl Jones, Robert Hooks, Ja'net DuBois, Joanna Miles, Janet MacLachlan, Bibi Besch, Beah Richards, Albert Hall, Harry Guardino, John Zaremba, Al Fann, Matthew “Stymie” Beard, Mario Van Peebles; D: Harry Falk; W: Melvin Van Peebles. TV