Greased Lightning

76
  • PG
Comically told true story of Wendell Scott, the first black auto-racing champion, and his battles with racism.
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Comically told true story of Wendell Scott, the first black auto-racing champion, and his battles with racism.

Original Release

07/01/1977

US Release

07/01/1977

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Cast

Beau Bridges Hutch
Cleavon Little Peewee
Pam Grier Mary Jones
Richard Pryor Wendell Scott
Vincent Gardenia Sheriff Cotton
Richie Havens Woodrow
Bill Cobbs Mr Jones
Julian Bond Russell
Earl Hindman Beau Welles
Minnie Gentry Wendell's Mother
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Directors

Michael Schultz

Writers

Leon Capetanos, Lawrence DuKore, Kenneth Vose, Melvin Van Peebles

Cast

Beau Bridges Hutch
Cleavon Little Peewee
Pam Grier Mary Jones
Richard Pryor Wendell Scott
Vincent Gardenia Sheriff Cotton
Richie Havens Woodrow
Bill Cobbs Mr Jones
Julian Bond Russell
Earl Hindman Beau Welles
Minnie Gentry Wendell's Mother
Lucy Saroyan Hutch's Wife
Noble Willingham Billy Joe Byrnes
Bruce Atkins Deputy Turner
Steve Fifield Deputy Drinkwater
Georgia Allen Mrs. Jones
Maynard Jackson Minister
Danny Nelson Wayne Carter
Cara Dunn Restaurant Owner
Alvin Huff Moonshiner
Willie McWhorter Wendell Jr

Producers

Richard Bell Executive Producer
J. Lloyd Grant Executive Producer
Lester Berman Producer
James E. Hinton Producer
Hannah Weinstein Producer

Editors

Randy Roberts, Bob Wyman, Christopher Holmes

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