Show Business: Black Market

Producer Sam Goldwyn Jr. was finishing up work in Harlem last week on Come Back Charleston Blue. The director, Mark Warren, is black, as are most of the cast and crew. Billed as a sequel to 1970's lucrative Cotton Comes to Harlem, the film is something more than that. It is part of a new Hollywood wave of eminently commercial movies by blacks about the black experience.

Cotton had merely been a successful novelty for Hollywood. Then, in Sweet Sweetback's Baadaasssss Song, Melvin Van Peebles gave white film makers a revelation, earning several million...

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