Penitentiary

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Penitentiary is a 1979 American blaxploitation drama film starring Leon Isaac Kennedy as Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone that deals with the wrongful imprisonment of a black youth. The film was released on November 21, 1979.

Penitentiary is a 1979 American blaxploitation drama film starring Leon Isaac Kennedy as Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone that deals with the wrongful imprisonment of a black youth. The film was released on November 21, 1979.

Original Release

12/01/1979

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Cast

Leon Isaac Kennedy Martel 'Too Sweet' Gordone
Badja Djola 'Half Dead' Johnson
Chuck Mitchell Lieutenant Arnsworth
Chuck Pollard
Hazel Spears Linda (as Hazel Spear)
Thommy Pollard Eugene T. Lawson
Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Sweet Pea
Donovan Womack Jesse Amos
Floyd 'Wildcat' Chatman Hezzikia 'Seldom Seen' Jackson (as Floyd Chatman)
Gloria Delaney Peaches
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jamaa Fanaka

Writers

Jamaa Fanaka

Cast

Leon Isaac Kennedy Martel 'Too Sweet' Gordone
Badja Djola 'Half Dead' Johnson
Chuck Mitchell Lieutenant Arnsworth
Chuck Pollard
Hazel Spears Linda (as Hazel Spear)
Thommy Pollard Eugene T. Lawson
Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Sweet Pea
Donovan Womack Jesse Amos
Floyd 'Wildcat' Chatman Hezzikia 'Seldom Seen' Jackson (as Floyd Chatman)
Gloria Delaney Peaches
Cepheus Jaxon Poindexter
Dwaine Fobbs Lying Latney Winborn
Ernest Wilson Cheese
Will Richardson Magilla Gorilla
Elijah Mitchell Nut #1
Tony Andrea Mook
Darrell Keith Harris Nut #2 (as Darrell Harris)
Lonnie Kirtz Nut #3
Ray Wolfe 'A' Block Night Guard
Charles Young Tough Tony

Producers

Robert Edelen Executive Producer
Robert L. Gordon Sr. Executive Producer
Beatrice Gordon Executive Producer
Alicia Dhanifu Producer
Jamaa Fanaka Producer
Leon Isaac Kennedy Producer
Irving Parham Producer
Albert Shepard Producer
Lynette Stansell Producer

Editors

Betsy Blankett Milicevic

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