Sparkle 1976

Sparkle

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In 1950s Harlem, Sparkle (Irene Cara), Sister (Lonette McKee) and Dolores (Dwan Smith) are three musically gifted sisters whose mother, Effie (Mary Alice), supports them by working as a maid. Encouraged by Sparkle's boyfriend, Stix (Philip Michael Thomas), the three form a singing group and become a sensation at a local nightclub. However, tensions rise when Sister is appointed the group's lead singer and begins dating Satin (Tony King), an abusive, drug-addicted pimp.

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  • Apr 19, 2012
    Had its ups and downs but the music is just great. Loved Mary Alice as Effie.
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