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[[Performer~P112406~Raymond St. Jacques~raymondstjacques]] both directs and stars in The Book of Numbers. [[Performer~P112406~St. Jacques~raymondstjacques]] and [[Performer~P229698~Philip Thomas~philipthomas]] play depression-era African Americans, barely making out an existence as waiters in a deep-south community. Both men decide that there's more money to be had on the shadier side of the law, so they set up a successful rural numbers racket. All goes well until the operation attracts the attention of white crime boss [[Performer~P28460~Gilbert Greene~gilbertgreen]]. Though no one is particularly admirable in The Book of Numbers, the audience remains firmly on the side of the black characters, if only by default. The film was based on a novel by Robert Dean Phaar. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Sterling St. Jacques
Frank DeSal
as Carlos
Irma P. Hall
as Georgia Brown
Hope Clarke
as Pigmeat Goins
Freda Payne
as Kelly Simms
Ray McDonald
Dan Owens
Reginald T. Dorsey
as June Bug
Philip Michael Thomas
as Dave Greene
Raymond St. Jacques
as Blueboy Harris

Crew

Raymond St. Jacques
Director
Raymond St. Jacques
Producer
Larry Spiegel
Screenwriter
Gayne Rescher
Cinematographer
Brownie McGhee
Composer (Music Score)
Al Schuckman
Composer (Music Score)
Irving Rosenblum
Editor
Bob Shepherd
Art Director
Gregory Valtierra
Sound/Sound Designer
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