The Cool World (1963)

09/02/1963 (US) DramaCrime 1h 45m
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A fifteen-year-old boy wants to buy a gun from an adult racketeer named Priest, in order to become president of the gang to which he belongs, and to return them to active "bopping" (gang fighting) which has declined in Harlem.

  1. Shirley Clarke

    Director, Writer

  2. Warren Miller


  3. Carl Lee


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  1. Rony Clanton

    Rony Clanton

    Duke (as Hampton Clanton)

  2. Carl Lee


  3. Yolanda Rodríguez


  4. Clarence Williams III

    Clarence Williams III

    Blood (as Clarence Williams)

  5. Gary Bolling

    Gary Bolling


  6. Bostic Felton


  7. Joe Oliver


  8. Gloria Foster

    Gloria Foster

    Duke's Mom

  9. Ted Butler

    Mom's lover

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The Cool World
The Cool World

Status Released

Original Language English

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