Watermelon Man

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Watermelon Man ★★ 1970 (R)

The tables are turned for a bigoted white guy when he wakes up one morning to discover he has become a black man. Broad comedy with not much place to go is still engaging. Cambridge takes on both roles, appearing in unconvincing white makeup. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Godfrey Cambridge, Erin Moran, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin, Kay Kimberly, Paul Williams; D: Melvin Van Peebles; W: Herman Raucher; C: Herman Raucher; M: Melvin Van Peebles.