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    Bird (1988) -- (Movie Clip) Charlie From Just Around

    Hamilton Camp the hustling "Mayor" of Manhattan's West 52nd Street, meets Keith David as "Buster" Smith (a real person!) who recalls early days in Kansas City with the young Charlie "Yardbird" Parker (Damon Whitaker, nephew of the star Forest Whitaker), in Clint Eastwood's bio-pic Bird, 1988.

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