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Claudine
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PG,1hr 32min
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1974
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20th Century Fox
Synopsis: Claudine (Diahann Carroll) is an impoverished African-American Harlem resident. Unmarried, Claudine supports herself and her six children by working as a maid--albeit secretly, so she can still qualify for welfare. Garbageman James Earl Jones falls in love with Claudine, and after strenuous effort manages to win the affections of her suspicious kids. Just when it seems as though there's a marriage in the offing, Jones runs off. Claudine's kids hunt him down and shame him into returning to their mother. ... Full Synopsis
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The early '70s are remembered for the flowering of the so-called blaxploitation films, the action pictures that gave urban audiences a new set of screen heroes to cheer for. But there were also more serious films produced at the time about African-Americans, too -- Lady Sings the Blues, Sounder, and this heartfelt drama about a single mother finding romance with a burly garbage man. Roop (James Earl ... Read Review
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