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Cornbread (Keith Wilkes) is an African-American youth who strives to escape his ghetto surroundings. He does so by becoming a high school basketball star--and the idol of the other youngsters in his community. On the verge of starting college on a scholarship, Cornbread is mistakenly killed by a police officer. Keith Wilkes, who plays the title role, was in real life an all-American at UCLA. Cornbread, Earl and Me, which was based upon Ronald Fair's novel Hog Butcher, marked the big screen debut of Laurence Fishburne. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Moses Gunn
as Blackwell
Rosalind Cash
as Sarah
Bernie Casey
as Atkins
Madge Sinclair
as Leona
Tierre Turner
as Earl
Antonio Fargas
as One Eye
Stefan Gierasch
as Sgt. Danaher
Sarina Grant
as Mrs. Parsons
Bill Henderson
as Watkins
Vincent Martorano
as Golich
Stack Pierce
as Sam
Logan Ramsey
as Deputy Coroner
Thalmus Rasulala
as Charlie
Laurence Fishburne
as Wilford
John Zaccaro
as Detective Simmons
Stefan Gierasch
as Sgt. Danaher
John Zaccaro
as Detective Simmons
Thalmus Rasulala
as Charlie
Logan Ramsey
as Deputy Coroner
Antonio Fargas
as One Eye
Laurence Fishburne
as Wilford
Vincent Martorano
as Golich
Stack Pierce
as Sam
Sarina Grant
as Mrs. Parsons
Bill Henderson
as Watkins

Crew

Joseph Manduke
Director
Joseph Manduke
Producer
Leonard Lamensdorf
Screenwriter
Ronald Fair
Book Author
Jules Brenner
Cinematographer
Donald Byrd
Composer (Music Score)
Aaron Stell
Editor
David M. Haber
Art Director
Leonard Lamensdorf
Executive Producer
Ann McCarthy
Costume Designer
Tony Brand
First Assistant Director
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Supervisor/Manager
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