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Don't Play Us Cheap


[[Performer~P72764~Melvin Van Peebles~melvinvanpeebles]]' first film after his groundbreaking blaxploitation effort [[Feature~V48123~Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song~sweetsweetbacksbaadassssssong]] was this photographed version of his Broadway musical Don't Play Us Cheap, in which a pair of Satan's helpers, in order to earn their horns, are dispatched to Harlem to crash into (and break up) a wild party. Don't Play Us Cheap received only a minimal release in 1973, and was largely unseen until it was...more