Chameleon Street (1991)





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Wendell B. Harris wrote, directed, and stars in Chameleon Street, a sly comedy based loosely on the real-life exploits of conman William Douglas Street, who demonstrates a gift for becoming what people want him to be. The film opens with Street (Harris) being interviewed by a prison psychiatrist. In this scene, he expresses what is basically his mantra, "I think, therefore I scam." The film then flashes back to Street's earlier days, living with his parents, and working for his taciturn father … More

Rating: R
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Wendell B. Harris Jr.
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 18, 2007
Northern Arts Entertainment



as William Douglas Stre...

as Gabrielle

as Tatiana

as Herself

as Dr. Hardy

as Eugene Raymond

as Darlene Street

as Dr. Hand

as Aldo `Jerry Lewis' F...

as Robespiere

as Himself
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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | May 5, 2003
Washington Post
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Full Review… | May 5, 2003
Chicago Reader
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This troubling biopic, based on the amazing but true story of a black con artist -- is a flawed but brilliantly thought provoking adventure in filmmaking.

Full Review… | March 25, 2002
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | May 5, 2003
Austin Chronicle

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I could have missed this film and been just as well off.

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