Black Caesar

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Main Details

  • Released in 1973 | Color
  • Runtime: 88 min
  • Production Co: American International Pictures, Larco Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (1973) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Larry Cohen
  • Written by Larry Cohen
  • Starring: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin, Julius Harris, Minnie Gentry, Philip Roye, William Wellman Jr., James Dixon, Val Avery, Patrick McAllister, Don Pedro Colley, Myrna Hansen, Omer Jeffrey, Michael Jeffrey, Allan Bailey, Cecil Alonzo, Francisco De Gracia, Larry Lurin, Andrew Duggan
  • Produced by Larry Cohen, James Dixon, Peter Sabiston, Janelle Webb (as Janelle Cohen), Benjamin Fisz (uncredited), Kenneth Rive
  • Original Music by James Brown, Lyn Collins, Fred Wesley
  • Cinematography by Fenton Hamilton
  • Film Editing by George Folsey Jr.

Also Known As

  • Black Caesar - Der Pate von Harlem (Germany) | Black Caesar - Il Padrino nero (Italy) | Black Max - Der Pate von Harlem (Germany) | Der Pate von Harlem (Germany) | Die Ratte von Harlem (Germany) | El Padrino de Harlem (Spain) | Heisse Hölle Harlem (Germany) | The Godfather of Harlem (UK)


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