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Amazing Grace

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Amazing Grace (1974, USA) is a Blaxploitation-Comedy film directed by Stan Lathan.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1974 | Color
  • Runtime: 99 min
  • Distribution Co: United Artists (1974) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Stan Lathan
  • Written by Matt Robinson
  • Starring: Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn, James Karen, George Lee Miles, Gary Bolling, Dolph Sweet, Jon Richards, Stepin Fetchit, Butterfly McQueen
  • Produced by Stan Lathan, Matt Robinson
  • Original Music by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
  • Cinematography by Edward R. Brown, Sol Negrin
  • Film Editing by Paul L. Evans

Tagline

  • Who's Comin' to Put an End to Dirty Tricks, Crooked Politicians and Lyin' Mayors! Who? America's Most Glamorous, Sexiest Female Superstar! "Moms" Mabley! It's About Time!

Synopsis

Amazing Grace is a 1974 comedy film featuring comedian Moms Mabley, playing the title role of Grace Teasdale Grimes. Grace is a widow who influences the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland after she discovers her somewhat slow-witted neighbor is being used to run for mayor by shady politicians and the incumbent mayor to further his own self-serving reelection efforts. (Wikipedia)

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