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White Mama

White Mama(1980)

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Brief Synopsis

Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.

Cast & Crew

Jackie Cooper Director
Bette Davis Estelle Malone
Ernest Harden B T Williamson
Eileen Heckart Three Bag Lady
Virginia Capers Gorilla Sydney
Anne Ramsey Heavy Charm
Lurene Tuttle Frances Mcintyre
Tony Burton Black Fighter
Peg Shirley Judge Alice Quentin
Ernie Hudson Counselor
Dan Mason Father Gannon
Cheryl Harvey Probation Woman
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Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, Cfi Hollywood .....Production Company, CBS Entertainment .....Network
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  • Still At The Top: Bette Davis

    Linda.Lee 2009-08-26

    It's one thing to have your 15 minutes or 15 years of fame. It is quite an accomplishment to turn out work that is consistently great for 60 years!... MORE>

  • An Emmy Nomination for 'Estelle Malone'

    DC_DR 2009-07-20

    When Bette Davis went into character she embodied the most minute details about the human being she was portraying. In this made for TV movie, she's... MORE>

  • Emmy Nomination for Bette Davis

    marlenes 2009-06-20

    The issues Miss Davis deal with in this made for TV movie are poverty and racism. She gives an award nominated performance at 72 years of age and still... MORE>