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Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Anne-Marie Johnson, Helen Martin, John Witherspoon, Roy Fegan, Starletta DuPois, Kim Wayans, Damon Wayans, Paul Mooney.

Publication Information

Chicago, IL : Olive Films, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (78 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R.


Bobby Taylor is a young black actor whose attempts to find work are dashed when told that he's not "black enough" for the roles being offered. With jobs limited to stereotypes (gang-bangers, pimps and Uncle Toms), Bobby's struggles are told through a series of comic fantasies and dreams in this satire on the ups and downs of being a black actor in Hollywood.


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Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.

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