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Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night ★★½ 1974 (PG)

Two working men attempt to recover a stolen lottery ticket from the black underworld after being ripped off at an illegal gambling place. Good fun, with nice performances from both leads and from Belafonte doing a black “Godfather” parody of Brando. Followed by “Let's Do It Again.” 104m/C VHS, DVD . Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Calvin Lockhart; D: Sidney Poitier; W: Richard Wesley; C: Fred W. Koenekamp.

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