Cotton Comes To Harlem Synopsis

The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take advantage of the poor and the ignorant and can't wait for a chance to expose him.

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March 06, 2017 by

A very different but strong angle on the typical Blaxploitation flick. I really enjoyed it. Unfortunately I haven't seen a lot of Ossie Davis' work, either directing (which he does here) or acting (besides 'Bubba Ho-Tep' from late in his career), but it makes me wa... Read More

Cotton Comes To Harlem Casts

Godfrey Cambridge
Godfrey Cambridge

Gravedigger Jones

Raymond St. Jacques
Raymond St. Jacques

Coffin Ed Johnson

Calvin Lockhart
Calvin Lockhart

Rev. Deke O'Malley

Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx

Uncle Bud / Booker Washington Sims