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Heat Wave(1990)

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Brief Synopsis

A television movie about the 1965 riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Recreates the experiences of Bob Richardson, a young Los Angeles Times messenger who covered the riots and subsequently became the paper's first African-American reporter.

Cast & Crew

Kevin Hooks Director
Blair Underwood Bobby Richardson
Cicely Tyson Ruthana "Motherdear" Richardson
Sally Kirkland Mrs Canfield
Margaret Avery Roxie Turpin
James Earl Jones Junius Johnson
David Strathairn Bill Thomas
Vondie Curtis Hall Clifford Turpin
Glenn Plummer J T Turpin
Harold P Pruett Officer John Riggs
Adam Arkin Art Berman
Robert Hooks Reverend Brooks
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1990 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, Avnet/Kerner Company .....Production Company, Cinema Research Corporation .....Production Company, Warner Hollywood Studios .....Production Company, Horta Editorial & Sound .....Production Company, Turner Pictures Worldwide Distribution .....Tv Distributor, Turner Network Television .....Network, Turner Home Entertainment Company .....Domestic Video Distributor
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