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Black Caesar (1973)

Fred Williamson portrays Tommy Gibbs, a ruthlessly ambitious young man who climbs to the top of the New York crime syndicate by first wooing and then exterminating Mafia leaders.

Building up the Harlem turf given him by a white gang leader, Gibbs quickly becomes well-heeled, hires a syndicate lawyer, buys the lawyer’s condominium apartment completely furnished (Gibbs’ mother is the maid there and he gives her the place) and steals the Mafia’s all-important records.

His killings and other pastimes offend his playmate Helen, played by Gloria Hendry, who takes up with Gibbs’ best friend (Phillip Roye).

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Tommy Gibbs
Fred Williamson
Helen
Gloria Hendry
Momma Gibbs
Minnie Gentry
McKinney
Art Lund
Mr Gibbs
Julius W Harris
Reverend Rufus
D’urville Martin
Crawdaddy
Don Pedro Colley
Cardoza
Val Avery
Joe Washington
Phillip Roye
Alfred Coleman
William Wellman Jr
Bryant
James Dixon
Grossfield
Patrick McAllister
Virginia Coleman
Myrna Hansen
Tommy as a Boy
Omer Jeffrey
Joe as a Boy
Michael Jeffrey

Director
Larry Cohen

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