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From Amos 'n' Andy to Nat King Cole, from Roots to The Cosby Show, blacks have played many roles on primetime television. Brilliantly weaving clips from classic TV shows with commentary from TV producers, black actors and scholars, Marlon Riggs blends humor, insight, and thoughtful analysis to explore the evolution of black/white relations as reflected by America's favorite addiction.

  1. Marlon Riggs

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Norman Lear

    Norman Lear

    Himself

  2. Tim Reid

    Tim Reid

    Himself

  3. Daphne Maxwell Reid

    Daphne Maxwell Reid

    Herself

  4. Steven Bochco

    Steven Bochco

    Himself

  5. Diahann Carroll

    Diahann Carroll

    Herself

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 29, 1992
    Theatrical

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  • June 15, 1992
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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79

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