Amazing Grace (1974)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Political Satire  |   Release Date - Aug 30, 1974 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Veteran black comedienne Jackie "Mobs" Mabley is featured in her first (and last) starring vehicle, Amazing Grace. Essentially playing herself, Mabley portrays a feisty ghetto dweller who champions the cause of ex-convict Moses Gunn. With the old lady's help, Gunn is elected mayor, then proceeds to clean up his corruption-ridden administration. Amazing Gracealso includes appearances by Slappy White, Butterfly McQueen and Stepin Fetchit.

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against-the-system, politician, cause, elderly, movement [action], politics, corruption