Based on Chester Himes novel the same name, Ossie Davis adapts this for the screen and directs. Cotton Comes To Harlem stars Godfrey Cambridge as Gravedigger Jones and Raymond St. Jacques as Coffin Ed Johnson, both New York City police detectives. The movie opens up with the Rev. Deke O'Malley giving a sermon in Harlem. He is stealing money from the poor by making them believe in a scheme to go back to Africa. But as his followers colect the money, someone comes and shoots up the ralley and robs them of eighty-seven thousand dollars. O'malley gets into a gold painted truck and takes off after them and Gravedigger and Coffin are off on a hot pursuit of both. The money was hidden in a bale of cotton and it gets ejected from the truck in the midst of getting away. Ultimately, both O'Malley's truck and the robbers truck crash. The hijackers, O'malley, and Gravedigger & Coffin spend the rest of the movie tracking down that bale of cotton.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades